Training & Behavior

Training & Behavior

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After a hard day at work, there's nothing like hanging out in the back yard with your best friend. Creating a fun, dog-friendly outdoor space is easier than you think—and makes a great escape for both of you that is always waiting right outside your back door!

What could be more loving or more adorable than a puppy? The beating little heart, the nourishing, lashing tail, the lapping tongue. We couldn't imagine our life without the love and attention of a playful puppy.

For as many great times as we share with our puppies, watching them learn and discover their new world, there are some things they do that amaze us.
Ace, a 10-year-old Shih Tzu, had a problem. He always enjoyed napping on the bed in the afternoon while his best friend, Alexandra, was away. As soon as he heard the keys in the door, he'd hop down, run full-speed, and greet his two-legged best friend with yips of excitement. But lately it was getting a little uncomfortable to jump off the bed.
No animal should ever jump up on the dining room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation." -Fran Lebowitz, author
When weather permits, Andy Baldhoff and his black Labrador Retriever, Cody, often hike the hills and trails near their Cincinnati home during the weekends. Whether it's a one-day trek or an extended weekend outing, Baldhoff makes sure that he and Cody have plenty of ways to keep cool.