Unleash your Dog's health and happiness one day at a time

Do you love your dog more than anything in the universe?

Are you tired of explaining to your friends and family that your pup is "more than just a dog"?

Some people just don't understand
but we do!

And we understand where you are at right now. You would do more if you knew more. You want to provide the best life for your dog but you don't know where to start

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Feel Good

What makes you and your dog feel good? It is time to nourish your body, mind and soul

Know More

"when we know better we do better". Training and education isn't only for your dog.

Self Care

In order to care for others you have to take care of yourself first.

Fun Stuff

Who isn't ready for some barking fun times. The world is becoming more dog friendly. Do more with your dog and you both will smile more.

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Our dog's time on this earth is far too short.
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Because EVERY dog deserves to "have it's day"!

how not to train a recall
Deb Rischar

How NOT to train a recall.

Some people might think I’m crazy but training a dog to recall , or come when called, is one of my favorite things to train and trouble shoot. In my opinion it is one of the most pinnacle skills a dog parent should teach. First it should be fun. Second,

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Dog hanging out car window
Health and Wellness
Deb Rischar

Making your dog’s car ride safe.

With warmer temperatures finally here in the midwest,  more people are out and about. I don’t blame them. The parks and trails are now over flowing with people out for a stroll with their dogs. I love that. But that brings up a point about traveling safely with your dog.

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NW2 Vehicle search for Chase
Sports and Activities
Deb Rischar

Dog sport lessons from the heart

Something incredible, magical, almost miraculous happened the first Sunday in June.  It was time, it truly was that time to try to complete our first NW2 level NACSW Nose Work Trial.  And I couldn’t have been more proud, and frankly completely surprised, of the outcome.   Luckily a local host was

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Sad dog behind chain link fence
The other end of the leash
Deb Rischar

If you can’t adopt, 3 other options to save a dogs life.

April is Animal Anticruelty Awareness month.  How are you going to get involved? Every year my employer holds a giving campaign over the period of a couple of weeks.  It is a time of year that we reflect on our passions and the diverse organizations that we support.  One of

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