Dog Training


It should be noted that not all dogs do well in a daycare setting. Some are aggressive, some have impulse control issues, and others are too anxious to be comfortable in an enclosed area with a large pack of dogs. None of these problems mean your dog is a bad […]

What to Do if Your Dog Gets Expelled from Daycare: ...


A quick note on dog accessories like leashes, collars (including flea collars/electronic collars), and harnesses: while we do remove collars in our play areas, as well as utilize our own purple Dingo’s leashes for pickups and drop-offs, due to the unpredictable nature of dogs, we cannot assume liability for your […]

Dog Accessories




Dingo’s Dogsitting was proud to host David Feldman of Skillful Hands Therepeutic Dog Massage to our facility on Saturday June 9th. David is a certified dog massage therapist. He offers direct therapeutic massage for your dog as well as individual or group instruction for you to learn how to massage […]

Canine Massage Basics with David Feldman of Skillful Hands Therepeutic ...


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As the mother of an 11-month-old, I’ve been reading more and more about child psychology and development; and, as I do so, I cannot help but draw conclusions about the ways in which many of the theories around this evolving field of research are applicable to me in my job […]

“Rough and Tumble Rats” (and Dogs)




Predatory drift among dogs occurs when the energy level of play becomes overly heightened and morphs or “drifts” into something more predatory.  Typically, there are two factors that lead dogs to be aggressive: anxiety or arousal.  Predatory drift hinges on the latter. Usually this sort of maladaptive behavior is first […]

Predatory Drift: How Un-tempered Arousal Can Lead to Aggression



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Many of you have asked and your calls have been answered: our second group training with Rocco Costa of the Canine Castle in Marblehead is scheduled to begin on Wednesday March 29th at 6:30PM. Rocco is a very sought-after trainer with a client waiting list that spans months, which is […]

New Group Training Course with Rocco Costa to Begin March ...