The Dog’s Polite Door Exercise – Greeting Guests Without Jumping

Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 in Dog Behavior and Training
The Dog’s Polite Door Exercise – Greeting Guests Without Jumping

While you may think it’s cute that your puppy or adult dog jumps all over you, this behavior might not be looked upon so kindly by friends, relatives, people out in public, or people coming into your home. Not everyone enjoys being covered in dog hair, slobber, and scratches! Save yourself the stress of struggling […]

A Dog Trainer’s Experience with A Rescued Fighting Dog

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in Dog Behavior and Training
A Dog Trainer’s Experience with A Rescued Fighting Dog

In March of 2013, I traveled to the West Coast for the better part of a month to further my education as a canine professional. During my trip I had the honor of apprenticing with some very talented trainers, and the pleasure of working with some very special dogs. I’d like to share one particular […]

It’s Puppy Season – Crate Training And Your New Dog

Posted by on Jun 16, 2013 in Dog Behavior and Training
It’s Puppy Season – Crate Training And Your New Dog

Congratulations on your new family member! Whether you just adopted a young puppy or an older dog from a shelter, this is a very exciting time. Many new dog owners initially reject the idea of using a crate because they consider it cruel or unfair to the dog. However, behavioral science has shown the opposite […]

New Foster Puppy Joins Us in Brookline

New Foster Puppy Joins Us in Brookline

Meet Lexie, our sweet new foster pup! Here’s a quick bio about our newest addition from Petfinder.com: Lexie is a wonderful, loving dog. She loves attention and is very smart. She is always ready to play but calms down quickly. She loves children, loves being around them will play with them or just rest next […]

Congratulations to our Paws Alive Behavior School Graduates!

Congratulations to our Paws Alive Behavior School Graduates!

Please help us in congratulating Bella and Milo as the first graduating class of our Paws Alive puppy training class. Both students demonstrated some great work during their training in our behavior school and we can’t wait to see more graduates in the coming months.