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Happy Thanksgiving!

By: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA Thanksgiving is Thursday and it is a great time of year to reflect on what we are thankful for. In theory, we should always take time to …

Thanksgiving Safety for Dogs

By: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA, SBA It’s almost Thanksgiving time! It’s a great time of year where many gather with loved ones to celebrate gratitude. Let’s make sure to keep it …

Building Your Connection

By: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA, SBA This is my oldest dog, Chupacabra, who will turn 11 in February. She is my more sensitive girl, who is also reactive toward other dogs. …

Halloween Safety for Dogs

  By: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA, SBA   Halloween is my favorite holiday by far (it also happens to be my wedding anniversary)! It is important that we keep our dogs …

Denali’s New Life

By: Karey Burek, PhD   On a hot day in late August 2018, Denali was locked in a cage, doused in a chemical accelerant and watched as the house was set on fire around her; I can only guess that …

12 Years of Freedom

By: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA, SBA Those of you who have spent some time with me know that I really got into dog behavior when I began volunteering at the ASPCA …

ORT Liability Agreement

I/We hereby assume all risks of, and responsibility for, accidents and/or damage to myself or to my property or to others, resulting from the actions of my dog. I/We expressly …