Dog Training

July 3, 2018

Staff Spotlight – Karen Widaman, Director

Say hello to It’s A Dog’s World Director, Karen Widaman!  When it comes to dog training, Karen Widaman is an expert. Director of It’s A Dog’s World K-9 Academy in Chino, California, she’s been training dogs since childhood and received her professional certification in 2007. Now leading […]
November 30, 2017

Staying Social Around the Holidays

The holidays are in full swing and so are celebrations! Whether spending time with family or venturing out with friends to toast the season, there’s a good chance get-togethers and dinner parties are filling your calendar. If you’re a dog owner, it’s important to remember […]
September 14, 2016

Separation Anxiety: How to help your pup feel calm while your gone

There’s no denying that a dog holds a special place in their owner’s hearts. They always seem to know when you need a nuzzle or a snuggle, and can bring endless joy and entertainment into your day. They’re a part of your family and consider […]
January 10, 2016

New Year, New Puppy?

Teaching Your New Pet How to Recognize Their Name and “Come.” Ringing in the New Year can be a glorious act filled with a variety of aspirations for the year to come, and for some people, this means welcoming a new puppy. Puppies are the […]
July 2, 2014

Is Your Dog Afraid of Fireworks?

  This is part 2 of the Sound Phobia series Part 1 Fireworks and thunderstorms can cause anxiety in our pets. Is the 4th of July your favorite festivities? While it may be yours, for most of our four-legged companions it is not quite so […]
May 20, 2014

Is Your Dog Stressed? Look for these signs.

  Do you know what signs of stress look like in your dog? It is important to know what signs to look for so that you can safely remove your dog from the source of stress immediately when the stressor occurs. Stress is abstract and […]
April 23, 2014

A Tail Wagging Listener

Have you ever wondered if your dog has what it takes to be a therapy dog? Is your dog sweet, affectionate, gentle, steadfast in temperament, approachable, doesn’t shy or startle easily? Do you love people, enjoy seeing success and victories achieved by people, do you […]
March 19, 2014

Can Essential Oils Help Train Dogs?

By Liz Reyes, CPDT-KA Many dog trainers, veterinarians, and animal care providers have turned to Pure, Therapeutic-Grade Essential Oils to use in place of toxic and harmful ingredients commonly found in pet products. Personally, as a dog trainer of twenty-five years and a mother to […]
February 22, 2014

Dogs Are People Too? A New Study Suggests Dogs Can Understand Human Emotions

Pet owners have always exclaimed how bright and intuitive their dogs are. Well, this new study may shed some new light into just how much your beloved four legged companion really does know exactly what mood you are in. According to researchers in Hungary, dogs […]