While your pup looks forward to their favorite swim party, it’s time to also think about that other end of summer activity: going back to school. Sure, it can be a drag. Rigid schedules, waking up early, less pool time. But back-to-school is something we actually look forward to around here. At Butt Sniffers Academy,… Read more »
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If you’re a doctor or a dentist or a mechanic, people probably ask you for free advice just about everywhere you go. “You’re a doctor? Like an MD? Great cause I’ve got this thing on my knee. Take a look!” Same goes for dog trainers. As soon as someone learns you have multiple certifications and… Read more »
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 »
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.
Poodle or Pit Bull, Dalmatian or Dachshund, your dog wants to hang out with you. And they particularly love getting outside when they hang out. We know because every day when we open those big overhead doors at The Watering Bowl, everyone comes charging outside to play. And the only thing they’d love to do… Read more »
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 »
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.
If we could translate a dog’s Sniff Around experience into English, turn it into a video and condense it to four minutes, we think it would go a little something like this. (Dogs are surprisingly appreciative of the philosophical underpinning of The Watering Bowl.)
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 »
True, we were founded on socialization. The pack mentality ingrains discipline and purpose—especially in a cage-free environment. And Butt Sniffers Academy sprung from that same idea. We combine socialization and healthy instruction to bring dogs and their owners closer together. Just ask Tracy Pritchard, our dean. She could go on about it all day. But… Read more »