Canine enrichment strategies

What is enrichment? The term enrichment comes from the zoological world; enrichment meets animals’ needs to allow them to perform species-typical behaviors in healthy, safe, and appropriate ways. Canine enrichment is a strategy to help meet our dog’s needs so that they are not prone to frustration, boredom, and stress. Meeting our dog’s needs often […]

In today’s fast-paced world, pet guardians seek convenient and effective solutions to address their furry friends’ behavior issues. Whether you’re next door or in another country, remote dog training via Zoom has emerged as a practical and efficient way to tackle common problems such as potty training or aggressive behavior. In this blog, we’ll explore […]

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*Important note: Throughout this blog post, we use the terminology ‘hyper’ or ‘hyperactive’ to describe dog behavior as these are the terms our clients use. However, at Underdogs, we view ‘hyper’ as a label. A ‘hyperactive’ dog is actually stressed or anxious or responding to their environment or something else. It’s important to get to […]

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    We recently sat down with our good friends at Pet Waggin’ and chatted about the different dog methods of dog training (e.g., positive reinforcement and dominance training). As we continue to learn more about dogs and their behavior, some methods, which seem to be based on animal behavior, have been proven to be […]

On the fence about virtual dog training or recently booked your first session and want to make the most of it? This blog is for you! We’ll walk you through all of the steps to make sure you get the most out of your virtual dog training.     How to get the most out […]