1. Why Dogs Bury Things

    Digging and burying objects is a common thing that dogs do. It doesn’t surprise us to see a dog burying food or a bone in the ground, but many people wonder why. Don’t forget that dogs haven’t always been domesticated. It is part of their instinctual nature to keep their possessions protected from other dogs and predators. In today’s world, dogs don’t have to rely on hidden food for surv…Read More

  2. Thanks-giving: Dog Edition

    Happy Thanksgiving! We hope that you enjoy your time with family and friends ... and your dogs! One of our favorite Thanksgiving traditions at Sarasota Dog Wizard is to spend some time reflecting on the things we are most thankful for in our lives. Being surrounded by our favorite furry friends every day makes that pretty easy. Here are the top 10 things we’re thankful for (dog-edition)! 1. Afte…Read More

  3. Keeping Your Dog Safe During New Year’s Fireworks

    There are a few dogs that are at complete ease during a firework show if they have been desensitized. For example, hunting dogs have grown used the sound and smells of gunpowder. However, most dogs are not used to this so New Year’s fireworks can be particularly stressful for your furry friend. Unfortunately, more pets run away during fireworks than any other situation, so you should take extra …Read More

  4. Dogs And The Holidays

    It is that time of the year again! The holidays are upon us again and it can be difficult to keep your fur babies safe without Sarasota dog training. With decorative ornaments, presents, Christmas lights and of course, the tree it is important to be extra mindful. For peace of mind during this joyous time of the year let’s take a look at some tips that will allow your dog to participate in all t…Read More

  5. The Benefits Of Dog Parks

    Dog parks are becoming more popular all across the United States, which makes Sarasota dog training all the more important. Many behavior problems in dogs are caused by a lack of physical and mental activity. Dogs were made to lead active lives. They have worked beside people for thousands of years, hunting game, herding and protecting livestock, and controlling rodents. To keep your dog happy, he…Read More

  6. The Importance Of Socializing Your Dog

    Socialization is important to the overall well-being of your dog because it will provide them with the ability to develop skills to cope with new experiences in a positive way, reducing stress. Socialization is the process of exposing dogs to new environments and situations. It helps them to feel more comfortable when encountering new things, animals, people, and experiences. Socialization is espe…Read More

  7. 5 Benefits Of Dog Training

    It really doesn’t take much to make a big difference in your dog’s behavior, but most people don’t know where to begin. Even worse, some people change their lifestyle to accommodate their dog’s unwanted behaviors. Our Sarasota dog training offers several benefits; here are five of them: Having your dog properly trained can help save his or her life. By learning voice commands that will hel…Read More

  8. The Importance of Obedience Training

    Sarasota dog training is critical when it comes to nurturing a healthy human - animal relationship and creating a socially compatible pet. The basic elements of sit, stay, come, and heel help create a good dog citizen. In a practical sense, dogs trained in obedience have easier lives and are easier to live with than untrained dogs. When you prevent dogs from jumping on strangers and teach them to …Read More

  9. So, You Are Dealing With Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

    One of the most common issues owners deal with is separation anxiety when they leave home or even the room. Sarasota dog training defines separation anxiety as behavior that manifests through excessive salivation, barking, whining, destroying items in the home, scratching walls, doors and floors. There are two types of separation anxiety, the first is true separation anxiety and the second is simu…Read More