Our goal is to provide support and peace of mind to pet owners experiencing difficulty with their pets. We know the joys, but also the challenges, of pet ownership and we understand how frustrating it can be when you have trouble with a pet you love. Before you give in to your frustrations and surrender your pet, we encourage you to use us as a resource for behavior and training.
We have written the following articles as a response to the most common questions asked by pet owners.
For Dog Owners:
Doggie Day One – How to start off right when you bring your new dog home
House Training 101 – The principals of house training for puppies and adult dogs
Crate Training – Why and how to crate-train your dog
Keeping the Peace – Life in a multi-animal house
Kids and Dogs – Kids and dogs in your home and on the street
Prep Fido For Baby – Prepare your canine companion for the changes that lie ahead
Puppy Socialization – Socialization during the sensitivity period
Shy Dogs – Developing a relationship with a shy dog is rewarding
Holding Hands with a Shy Dog: Let’sGo – Leash walking
Pit Bull Breed Definition – What is a Pit Bull?
Kong Stuffing Recipes – Stuffing a Kong® Fit for a King!
Sharing Quiet Time – Down-stay
Side-by-Side – Follow me
Recall – Come when called
A Polite Pooch – Impulse Control
Say Please – Sit
Holding Hands with Me – Leash pulling
For Cat Owners:
Kitty Day One – How to start off right when you bring your new cat home.
Cats Grand Ideas – A few key concepts to ensure the happiness and well-being of your cat.
Indiscriminate Litter Box Usage – See this list of reasons why your cat may not be using their litter box.
Common Urinary Problems in Cats – Inappropriate urination is a sign that something is wrong with your cat.
Introducing A Second Cat Into Your Home – Tips for introducing a second cat into to your home, and to your resident cat.
Kids & Cats – Teaching your kids how to behave around cats.
Kitten Checklist – Getting off to a great start with your new kitten.
Additionally, we offer training classes in multiple locations in the Philadelphia area to help you and your pet. Check out our current offering of classes here.
Finally, through this Virtual Help Desk, our experts in behavior and training can offer solutions to your challenges. Please use the form below to submit your question or concern and our staff will aim to respond within 48 hours.
If hands-on training is recommended, we will guide you to enroll in one of our classes.
Thank you for working with your pet!