As a Dog Trainer and Dog Behavior Expert, I am often surprised by the number of dog owners who don’t adequately socialize their puppies properly. I don’t think that breeders and vets stress the importance of socialization from a very early age. Sadly, lack of socialization can affect a dogs personality and behavior for the rest of their lives. There is no excuse to not be socializing your puppy from day one. If they are not fully vaccinated, you can take them out and about in a bag or stroller What is Socialization? Socialization is a broad term used to…

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Some people don’t give their city pups the right amount of socialization because they are worried about them catching a disease. However, what we can do as pet owners is balance the need for socialization with the risk of disease. By controlling the conditions, you are minimizing risk.       Our job as City pup owners is to expose our pup to as many different city experiences as possible to ensure that as our dog grows, they are happy in their new surroundings. Low risk experiences you can try with your pup Carrying your puppy out and about with…

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The creative team at Spoil Me Rotten are searching for funds via kickstarter to take their business to the next level. As my pups are lovers of their natural, human grade, quality biscuits, we are helping spread the word. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1695872264/spoil-me-rotten-a-dog-biscuit-bakery-grows-in-broo Spoil Me Rotten Dog Biscuit Co. is an all-natural bakery based in NYC that specializes in artisanal dog biscuits. Our biscuits are oven-baked in small batches for freshness. We never skimp on ingredients and are committed to baking treats that are farm-fresh, locally sourced where possible, and enriched with heart-healthy omega-3s to provide our customers a healthy way to spoil…

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Review of the new Jax and Bones bed by City Dog Expert, Houdini and Harley Quinn The new Jax and Bones bed arrived today having ordered it two weeks ago and I must say that Houdini and I are impressed. What tempted me to purchase a Jax bed in the first place was that this dog bed is unique in a number of ways. Firstly, I loved the fact that I was having a “custom designed” dog bed for my city space. When choosing the fabric for the medium size lounger, I was given more sample swatches to work with…

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