Posts Categorized: Dog Smarts

Dog Smarts: Outside Safety

The weather keeps getting better as we edge toward the back half of summer. And while kids are thinking about school, dogs are thinking about getting outside. So, we thought we’d reach out to our old friend, Dr. Ed Migneco, to learn more about how best to enjoy the great outdoors with our best buddies.

3 Tricks For Introducing A New Dog

Spring is almost here. And that means a lot of dogs are finding new homes. Whether you picked up a puppy or adopted a rescue, you are now on a new and fantastic journey. Here are three simple guideposts to help you build a rewarding relationship with your new best friend.

Tracy’s Free Online Academy: Positive Reinforcement

By Tracy Pritchard, Dean of Butt Sniffers Academy Positive Reinforcement training has become very popular in recent years because of its “dog friendly” approach. Though many humans find it undesirable because of the need to carry food or some sort of reward, one factor that doesn’t seem to be resonating with people is that positive… Read more »

BSA Free Online Courses: Demonstrating Value by Tracy Pritchard

Welcome to a new series from the dean of Butt Sniffers Academy, Tracy Pritchard. Tracy understands that training dogs often means helping their humans understand and communicate with their pups. BSA Free Online Courses are geared toward the two-legged part of the training equation. With deep insight and actionable advice, Tracy aims to help you… Read more »

Why Canine Influenza Matters

Ask just about any PR person, and they might tell you it’s a bad idea to associate your company with a potential issue that hasn’t even hit. Yet that’s exactly what we’re doing. The reason is simple—we want your dog to be safe when staying at The Watering Bowl. We have had exactly zero cases of… Read more »

Dog Smarts: Getting Outside and Staying Healthy

Spring and Summer mean more excuses to get outside with your dog. And The Watering Bowl is obviously a huge proponent of more play and more socialization. But we do notice an uptick in things like ticks. Not to worry, it’s all part of the territory. And while we love to play, we aren’t veterinarians…. Read more »