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 Excused from Daycare: ...



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 16-month-old, I’ve been reading more and more about child psychology and development, and, in so doing, 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 as […]

“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 aggressive or 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 […]

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