Dog Blog

  • 19 Nov WOLF TRAINING: Stories of animal training for films overseas

    When I was first given the opportunity to work overseas with one of the world’s best animal trainers, I was in complete and utter shock! But seriously, who gets to be a part of wolf training for a movie in China? Little did I know,......

  • 24 Oct WINTER EXERCISE: 10 creative tips on how to motivate your dog

    Winter is creeping up fast (I know, I know… it is only October). Making sure our dogs get winter exercise is challenging! Check out these 10 useful tips on how to make sure your dog keeps active during the winter months. I always laugh when people......

  • 07 Jan The Urban Dog: tips on an appropriate meet and greet

    There is a common and somewhat strange social pressure to let or encourage our dogs meet other dogs they see while on leash in the community. It may be because seeing our dog happy brings us so much joy, but is also may be that......

  • 16 Oct RECALL, 4 WAYS TO HELP YOUR DOG MASTER IT

    Having solid recall is a goal of many pet owners, and we often do many things that can actually be detrimental to our dog’s success. In order to encourage success, here are 4 recall tips to keep you on track. Teaching your dog recall can seem......

  • 30 Oct Leash Manners, Gotta Have ’em! 

    Teaching leash manners can be challenging & frustrating to deal with!  Because dogs move faster than us, and have strong instinctive interests in the great outdoors – asking them to choose walking beside us instead of investigating their other options, can be difficult! Leash manners......

  • 01 Dec How to Keep Your Dog Occupied After Surgery

    If you’ve ever owned a dog you’ll likely understand the struggle of keeping your dog occupied after surgery.  Post op can be a challenge, especially if your dog is high energy.  We have put together a list of  tips that will help you and your......

  • 06 Oct Dog Training Tips

    Here at Canine Connection, our priority is educating the public on proper pet care and training tips. The handling of our pets hugely effects their behaviour. Thousands of dogs every year are euthanized across North America due to behavioural concerns created by people. Let’s stop......

  • 20 Oct 10 Puppy Training Tips

    Getting a new puppy is one of the most exciting experiences for a family or individual. Those sweet morning kisses and wiggly bums sure steal our hearts! Often by the time a puppy is 10 weeks, professional puppy training support is required to curve the......