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BUTT SNIFFERS ACADEMY SEMINAR

The Watering Bowl Agility Training

In our ongoing effort to extend our cage-free canine community beyond our walls, we are cordially inviting you to attend an open house hosted at our Dog Grove location on April 18th.

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Helpful Tips For The Big Night

After months of buildup, preparation and planning, it’s finally here. No, not the opening of our brand new 4th location in St. Peters (although we’re pretty excited about that). We’re here to talk about Halloween. You’ve got you and your furry BFF’s matching costumes, and you’re set for a scare-filled night of fun. But is…

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THE HAPPIEST OF CAMPERS

Generally you only hear about campers when they are quote/unquote “not happy.” Well, if anything, dogs are not not happy. And when dogs go camping, they are ecstatic. It could be the wilderness. It could be the adventure. It could be all the new smells. But most likely, it’s because they’re thrilled to get out…

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Get To Know Our New Trainer And Some Dog Park Etiquette, Too

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…

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Sun’s Out Tongues Out

Summer showed up, and we noticed. Your dog did, too. And just as the Robin is the harbinger of Spring, the pools at The Watering Bowl are a sign of warm, splashy days of doggy daycare. If you haven’t seen them, it’s probably because you’re not a dog. If you have, we’re impressed that you’re…

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Dog Smarts: Is It Spring Yet?

We get it. Spring has been a long time coming. But we’re almost 80% sure it’s here. And no one knows that better than your dog. As you take to your backyard and break out the barbecue pit, we thought we’d get a little perspective from our veterinarian friends on how to prepare for a…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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