Posts Categorized: Education

Dogs Don’t Mind Homework

Butt Sniffers Academy is just like any other school, only it’s completely different. For example, the attendees of our four-legged institute of higher learning don’t seem to mind a little extra homework. In fact, they thoroughly enjoy it. That’s why the dean of BSA, Tracy Pritchard, devised a set flashcards to help students lock in… Read more »

Dog-Friendly Stomping Grounds

We consider ourselves fortunate that our cage-free canine community is nestled within one of the most canine-friendly cities in the country. It’s been noted over and over again. And we can’t say we’re surprised.

Free Training Evaluations

It’s bark-to-school time, and while you’re thinking about school supplies, haircuts and packing lunches, we thought we’d let you in on a special new program offered through Butt Sniffers Academy—another fine scholastic institution. Free training evaluations are happening now with our dean, Tracy Pritchard.

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.

Training Trainers

Butt Sniffers Academy, the four-legged institute of higher learning, offers free online courses for anyone who wants to earn extend their education outside of our Dog Grove facility. Simply check out the dedicated YouTube Channel that we update on an ongoing basis. It features the Dean of BSA, Tracy Pritchard, dolling out knowledge in four… Read more »

Treats Unleashed and Dogs Unleashed

It was only a matter of time before two local companies, who mutually shun leashes, would come together for the betterment of St. Louis dogs. That’s exactly what happened when we decided to begin a fun partnership with Treats Unleashed. If you’re not familiar with them and their products, check out that link back in… Read more »

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 »