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Our Favorite Holiday Gifts for Your Dog (and for You!)

Our Favorite Holiday Gifts for Your Dog (and for You!)

It’s the season for gift giving, and while you are checking your list, don’t forget to include something special for your furry best friend. Many of our clients here at Charleston Dog Training ask us for recommendations for canine-inspired gifts, and we always have a...

Holiday Manners for Your New Puppy

Holiday Manners for Your New Puppy

You love your new puppy and can’t wait to spend the holiday season together. Puppies certainly can make the holidays a bit brighter - and a lot snugglier. However, your pup’s first Thanksgiving and other family celebrations can be quite overstimulating. Here are a few...

Leashes and Collars: Tips for Success

Leashes and Collars: Tips for Success

When you have a dog, there are certain items that become readily available in your home. Your pup’s favorite food and treats, as well as squeaky toys or tennis balls for fetch, help to keep your dog happy and healthy. Just as important as a frisbee or chew toy are the...

Benefits of Sending Your Dog Back to School

Benefits of Sending Your Dog Back to School

Back to school season is in full swing as families throughout the Charleston area get back into the school routine. Heading back to school is a transition time for everyone in the family, and you may notice some additional stress or anxiety in your household. At...

How to Choose a Dog Trainer You (and Your Dog) Will Love

How to Choose a Dog Trainer You (and Your Dog) Will Love

Being a dog owner comes with serious responsibilities, and serious questions about how to perform your duties in the best way possible. What food should you choose? What veterinarian would be best for your dog and for your family? Should you purchase the...

Keeping Your Dog Safe in the Summer Heat

Keeping Your Dog Safe in the Summer Heat

Summer weather is certainly here! While many of us love the longer daylight hours and more chances to sneak out to the beach after work, the hot temperatures bring a few extra dangers to consider when you are planning your dog’s next outing. Just like humans, dogs can...

Top Dog Owner Concerns

Top Dog Owner Concerns

In our years of being professional dog trainers, we have heard our fair share of concerns or questions from dog owners. Even for dog owners who are experienced, each dog has its own personality or quirks that can keep the humans in the house on their toes....

Keeping Your Dog Safe This Summer

Keeping Your Dog Safe This Summer

Warmer temperatures and sunny skies mean summer is here in Charleston! Before you hit the beach with your furry best friend or take that road trip with your pup, remember that safety should come first. Here are just a few ways you can ensure your dog stays...

Commands Your Dog Needs to Know Before Your Next Walk

Commands Your Dog Needs to Know Before Your Next Walk

Dogs love going on walks. It’s a great way for them to burn some energy, explore, and sniff everything around. Dog owners, however, sometimes have a different feeling about walks. Have you ever found yourself avoiding your next walk, or eliminating daily walks...

Vacationing with Your Dog

Vacationing with Your Dog

All across the country, families and individuals are gearing up for spring break travel. Whether you are headed out for a bit of an adventure while school is out of session, or whether you are planning travel for the upcoming summer, you might...