I recently saw a cartoon of a person walking with her dog by her side in perfect heel position – and clearly not enjoying the experience. The dog’s thought bubble said, “Whose walk is this, anyway?”  Sadly, this exemplifies the all-too-common approach to dog-walking: go out, take the obligatory march around the block, let the dog…

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Training is an important part of helping your puppy to grow up to be a happy, confident dog. Not to mention, a well-trained dog is much easier for pet parents to live with — and your visitors will appreciate it, too. But when is the best age to start teaching your puppy these important life…

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