Dogs Need Connection not Socialization

Dogs Need Connection not Socialization

For years, I’ve found myself in conflict with our claim that dogs need socialization. A dog is hungry, he needs food.A dog is thirsty, he needs water.A dog is social, he needs connection. Imagine you are at the grocery store, waiting at the checkout line. The person...
Living Harmoniously With Restriction

Living Harmoniously With Restriction

“It is health that is the real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” – Mahatma Gandhi During lunch, I was speaking with Brandee and our team about the different spheres of Canine Enrichment. Brandee is particularly keen and interested in exploring “food...
Getting Your Team on the Same Page

Getting Your Team on the Same Page

On a recent call with a member of the Canine Enrichment Academy, I was coaching a small dog daycare staff who is making huge strides in transitioning to an enrichment model of care. I shared that there is one “BIG thing” that will either crush them or pave their way...