Saint Rocco's Blog
Apr 20, 2023
What If Your Dog Does Not Like the Crate?
If you have a dog, you’ve probably heard how important it is to crate train. But what if your dog doesn't like his crate? There are two possible scenarios: Your dog needs to be introduced to it more slowly, or your dog has crate trauma.
Apr 6, 2023
Traveling with Your Dog
It can be fun to bring your dog on vacation, but it requires planning so everything goes smoothly, eliminating possible complications that may put your dog in danger or in distress.
Mar 31, 2023
Separation Anxiety in Your Dog
If your dog is exhibiting signs of separation anxiety, there are several steps you can take to help him comfortably handle time spent away from you.
Mar 24, 2023
If Your Dog Wakes Up Too Early
Depending on the breed and age, most adult dogs will sleep around 12 hours per day, give or take a few hours. So sleeping, or at least staying quiet and content, for eight hours is not asking too much.
Mar 17, 2023
Protecting Your Dog from People – Preventing Dog Theft
Dogs can be stolen from the home, when being walked, or when unleashed in a public place. Be sure to take important precautions to protect your beloved pet from theft.
Mar 7, 2023
Teaching Your Children to Care for a New Dog
By teaching your children some basics about dogs and engaging them in pet care, they will develop responsibility and a love for their dogs, too.
Feb 16, 2023
It's All in the Nose - Using Treat Scatters for Mental Stimulation
Mental stimulation is an important form of exercise for your dog. Consider using treat scatters to mentally stimulate your pup!
Feb 16, 2023
Teaching How to Take Treats Gently: Using the Palm Down - Palm Up Technique
When teaching your dog to take treats gently, you need to show them that there is value in disengaging in something they are interested in as well as in engaging eye contact with you.
Feb 15, 2023
The Benefits of Feeding Your Dog Salmon
Salmon is a healthy addition to your dog's diet because it provides protein, omega-3s, and lots of vitamins.
Jan 25, 2023
Introducing a New Baby to Your Dog
If you are expecting a baby, make sure you prepare your dog for this new member of the family. Plan and plan some more in order to ensure a healthy transition and hopefully a lifelong bond of friendship between your dog and your baby.
Jan 10, 2023
Dangerous Foods for Your Dog
There are many foods that can be harmful and even fatal to your dog if ingested. Make sure you keep the following foods away from your pet.
Dec 28, 2022
How to Teach Your Dog to Come
The importance of teaching your dog to come, or recall, cannot be understated. There are times in your dog ownership in which your dog’s safety or someone else’s may depend on your dog coming back to you the first time you call. To teach them this important skill, make sure you have healthy and high-quality dog treats on hand.