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Leash Etiquette & Training Your Dog to be Calm on the Leash

Most dog to dog altercations occur on leash. Why is this?

  1. Owners generally have the leash taught, which changes the body language that the dog is giving off. This causes the initial greeting to be tense, or worse. A kind, natural greeting is in a wide, curve pattern that ends

August Newsletter

 

 

Summer is HERE!

Have a stay coming up within the next few months? It’s time to hurry and book your dog’s stay at Dogwoods Lodge! Labor Day is already filling up as we speak and even the holidays are slowly getting booked.

Don’t delay and reserve your stay!

A Dog’s Anxiety

Just like humans, our canine companions experience anxiety for numerous reasons. With us being the owners of these animals it is our job to ensure that they live happy, stress-free lives. Causes such as trauma from past experiences, separation from their owners, improper socialization, or even having anxious owners are …

Schooling for a School Dog

Dog owner turns to Dogwoods Lodge Board ’n’ Train program to reform dog

Amy Ondler drove three hours one way to Dogwoods Lodge with Toby, her 8 month old, 70 pound goldendoodle in the car, being his normal obnoxious self.

 

At 2960 Southeast Grimes Boulevard, she opened the car …

‘Remote Collar Debate’

Remote Collar

The Remote Collar Debate, or e-collar debate, has made national news recently. The trainers at Dogwoods Lodge would like to put in our two cents on the subject to help educate the public on their legitimate uses.

Remote collars or e-collars have been used for decades, primarily by hunting dog …

Why your dog hates being left home alone.

Ever notice that when you start packing your lunch for the day, your dog starts panting as if he just ran a marathon? Or maybe it’s when you exchange the sweatpants for jeans. Or maybe the moment you sling your purse or bag over your shoulder. Your dog knows you’re …

Methods to keep your dog stress-free

Did you know…

…we do all sorts of things to keep your dog as stress-free as possible?

  • Play calming classical music during rest times
  • Have in-floor heating
  • Provide services like cuddle times and walks
  • Don’t allow tours during rest times to keep noise to a minimum

For stressed dogs, we …

Important Daycamp updates

Dogs love Daycamp. The playing, the socialization, the toys and pack experience. And our well-trained staff go the extra mile to ensure your dog has a safe and enjoyable time.

While one of the key benefits of Daycamp to any dog owner is a well-exercised dog, we’ve learned that too …

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