Sit. Stay. Heal? Can Training Your Dog Help You Become a Better Person?

Marissa Martino, CTC, CPDT – KA, owner of Paws & Reward Dog Training and author of Human/Canine Behavior Connection, believes that training your dog can teach you about yourself. According to Martino, her book contains “a systematic approach of how a dog learns, how we modify his behavior, and how we can take those concepts and…

Paces for PAWS

The 1st annual Paces for PAWS 5k Run & Family Fun Walk will take place on Saturday May 26th at the Belfast Rail Trail! ​Paces for PAWS is a dog friendly event so please bring your best canine companions to participate in the festivities (don’t forget leashes, please)! With this event, we hope to provide an opportunity for people of all…

Holistic Approach To Dogs Health

As an avid dog enthusiast I tend to wonder how to be the best pet owner possible. I do all the necessary research and effectively communicate with other dog enthusiasts about the importance of keeping dogs healthy.  In some cases the response of even mentioning  Holistic method seems so far fetched. I have never gone…

Table Scraps – Celebrating the Holidays with Your Dog

By: Ashley Bickford The holidays are a fast approaching and with them come the gathering of family and friends to celebrate over a delicious meal. Sometimes the canine family members get left out of the festivities, only being served their same old bowl of kibble while everyone else enjoys the turkey and the fixings. While…