Dog Walking & Dog Boarding, Miami & Industry Problems

Dog Walking, Dog Boarding & Pet Sitting, Oh My!    What’s wrong with Dogvacay, Rover, Thumbtack and most other dog boarding, dog walking, pet sitting and doggie daycare services? 1-3   There are some great dog walkers/handlers and responsible, knowledgeable dog boarding individuals out there, but the majority are downright scary and disgraceful.4 How is […]

Doggie Daycare Problems (Part 3) – Dog Trainer Miami

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Doggie Daycare Suitability for Dogs In Fun Paw Care’s final series about doggie daycare, kennels, and hotel dog boarding in Los Angeles and Miami, we discuss the suitability of these environments for pets. Doggie daycare is not suitable or appropriate for most dogs. Most daycare facilities are primarily concerned with profits and not the health or […]

Doggie Daycare Problems (Part 2) – Dog Trainer Miami

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Doggie Daycare Things to Look for: There are simply too many situations or reasons to mention why doggie day care would be unhelpful or downright harmful for your dog to mention. We think the cons substantially outweigh the pros in many situations. Some of the modus operandi and many shortfalls and questions to ask of […]

Doggie Daycare Problems – Dog Trainer Miami

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Doggie Daycare Pitfalls A friend and client had asked me to watch over their gorgeous dog whom I previously trained very well when he was a puppy. I was very excited to see him and to see how well he was doing. When I first saw him he was wearing his standard flat buckle collar […]

Dog Walking In Miami

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The Best Dog Walkers Miami Has To Offer Fun Paw Care is now offering dog walking in Miami, South Beach, Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Brickell, North Beach, Miami Beach, Key Biscayne and all around Miami-Dade. We have the best, full time dog walkers in Miami. You no longer are required to have your dog walked […]

Things to Buy Before Getting a Puppy

(Updated Jan 15th, 2018) What to Buy for a New Puppy Whether you are seeking help for dog training in Los Angeles or looking to adopt a puppy from your local humane society or shelter (that only advocates force-free, positive reinforcement behavior and training), the list of items to acquire and prepare for before you bring home […]

Dog Park Etiquette

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Dog Parks Miami Etiquette (Part 1) Pet Parent Awareness Don’t you hate it when you are in the dog park, and you glance around and parents are engaged in a conversation completely ignoring their dog’s whereabouts, or they are reading a book utterly oblivious to what is going on?  Perhaps they are on their phone […]

My Dog Only Listens When I Have Treats

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Dog Training is Not Dog Bribing   Does your dog only become compliant once the refrigerator door opens up, or when you are in the kitchen?  You ask your dog to sit or lay down and he looks at you like you are crazy and like he/she has better things to do and can’t be […]

Dogs In The City

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Dogs in the city Growing up in a suburb or an urban environment offers different challenges and concerns for dog training and pet care. Dog training in Miami and South Florida presents some glaringly different concerns in juxtaposition to dog training and dog walking in more suburban and urban environments.  Miami, for the most part, […]

How do I Stop my Dog from Chewing Everything

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How do I Stop my Dog from Chewing Everything?   Do you ever walk in the door after a long day of work and you just want to cuddle up with your dog and have some peace and quiet?  But instead, when you walk in the door your house looks like it was burglarized. Your […]

Why Own a Dog

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Why be a Pet Parent? While dog training in Los Angeles I have a lot of unique interactions with the public. Much about a person’s character and personality can be instantly derived when dog walking in Los Angeles by observing people’s reactions to the dog you’re with. While walking your dog down the street, you can immediately […]

Dog Training, Dog Walking & Technology

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When I started dog training more than two decades ago, the product choices were minimal.  For dog walking and dog training it was common to use choke chains, ropes, buckle collars or whatever you had lying around the house for leashes or collars.  It really is amazing to think how little research was done on canines […]

The Power of a Dog or Cat to Change Your Mood

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Pets Are Great For Your Health It was a gloomy rainy day out and I wasn’t looking forward to venturing out into the rain and wind. That is until I saw my first Fort Lauderdale dog training client for the day and their gorgeous Portuguese Water Dog smothered me with kisses and was the happiest dog […]