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The Benefits of Private Dog Training

The Benefits of Private Dog Training

When was the last time you tried to learn a new skill, something that was totally unfamiliar to you? When was the last time you tried to change a behavior or get rid of a bad habit? Was it easy or hard?

If you’re like most of us, you just have to think back on the last New Year’s resolution you made to find your answer!

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Learning new skills and changing behaviors can be a challenge for all of us, dogs included. Just like humans, dogs have different learning styles and personalities to consider.

Fortunately, when it comes to dog training, you’ve got several options. One of the best options is private training. Here are 7 reasons why it might be the best option for your dog.

Learning Canine First Aid is Important…For Both of You

Learning Canine First Aid is Important…For Both of You

We see you. We know you.

That furry creature isn’t just your dog. That’s your baby, your companion, your confidante, your friend, your ride-or-die.

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Your dog is a member of your family!

We know you treat your dogs like it too, by feeding them quality food, taking care of their medical needs, and providing toys and a comfy bed to sleep in.

We’d like to encourage you to take your excellent care one step further, because we’d never want you to experience the heartache of not being prepared should your friend need first aid.

Canine Enrichment, AKA “Un-Boring” Your Dog

Canine Enrichment, AKA “Un-Boring” Your Dog

Recently I flew across the country. It was scheduled to be a 5 ½ hour flight, but we sat on the tarmac while a problem was fixed. A half hour later, we departed. Six hours on a plane is not easy, especially in the middle seat with only my phone and jockeying for armrest dominance for entertainment.

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As I was contemplating my situation, it occurred to me that my unpleasant experience wasn’t all that different from what many dogs experience on a daily basis (forgive me, I’m a dog trainer, so dogs are on my brain a lot). (READ MORE!)

Getting a Puppy, 101

Getting a Puppy, 101

If there’s one thing that can bring delight, fun, focus, family togetherness, and a feeling of purpose, it’s bringing a puppy into the family.

People sought out puppies to adopt during the height of the pandemic as a way to make it through quarantine and shut downs with a little spark in their lives. And many more get puppies as holiday gifts for the kids. And it CAN be wonderful!

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But for many, once reality sets in, many families realize they weren’t truly prepared and turn those pups in to shelters.

One of our missions at Sit n’ Stay is to help families cope with all the good…and the challenging aspects of owning a puppy.

7 Products All Dog Owners Need to Know About

7 Products All Dog Owners Need to Know About

Getting a new puppy can be one of the most exciting memories a child (or even some adults) can have. However, similar to having a child, a new pet requires learning how to take care of that pet and purchasing the proper items to do so. Here are 10 products that all new dog owners need to know about and use.

Everything A First Time Dog Owner Needs to Know by Elliot Caleira

Everything A First Time Dog Owner Needs to Know by Elliot Caleira

Dogs are known as man’s best friend, adorable pets that will give you unconditional love and constant companionship. But owning your first dog is a big step for anyone, and there are a lot of things that you will have to learn in order to keep your dog safe and happy. Here are a few things that every first time dog owner needs to know and do in preparation for the arrival of their new four-legged friend.

Tips for Homeowners with Pets

Tips for Homeowners with Pets

Most animal lovers would agree that a house without pets doesn’t feel much like a home. But maintaining your home with pets inside can be somewhat of a challenge. If you want to keep up the value of your home, while also making sure that your pets are happy and healthy, there are certain steps to follow. Frequent cleaning, some basic maintenance and mindfulness of the materials in your home can all help maintain your property value and the happiness of everyone in the home, pets included.

Sit n' Stay Pet Services Earns Esteemed Award!

Sit n' Stay Pet Services Earns Esteemed Award!

Sit n' Stay Pet Services has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2015.

Dog Training- A Better Way

Dog Training- A Better Way

When we first got Blaze back in 2000 at 10 weeks of age, my husband and I were smitten. She was such a cute puppy and we were in love with her. When we shared news of our new family member with friends and family, we were informed that there was a dog trainer who trained every breed, but was great with Rottweilers.