“What Does My Dog Trainer Actually Think (about me & my dog)?”

By |2018-11-30T16:34:39+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Whitney Spence Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/XR6i1p5SFGE You likely wonder about what your dog is thinking all the time, but have you ever wondered what your dog trainer is thinking (about you or your dog)? We've got the answer for you! From our least favorite things clients say about their [...]

Rainy Day (or cold weather) Enrichment Activities For Dogs | Dog Training & Wellness

By |2018-11-16T03:59:08+00:00November 16th, 2018|Dog Behavior, Dog Fun, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Clara Scott Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/X07fwHy-Vyk Rainy and cold weather doesn’t have to stop you and your dog from having a TON of fun with these enrichment activities. During rainy weather, you can use these activities to work our dogs mentally. Dogs that get more enrichment and mental simulation [...]

Dog Anxiety — Understanding your dog’s anxiety and how to help | Dog Training & Wellness

By |2018-11-08T00:28:33+00:00November 8th, 2018|Dog Behavior, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Courtney Emken Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/sTnhjK86a2Y Got an anxious dog? There are lots of different causes for dog anxiety. We walk you through the causes, how to start helping your dog, and how you can begin changing your dog's emotional response to whatever is making them anxious. TRANSCRIPT: - [...]

Dogs & Jobs — How To Make Your Workplace Dog-Friendly

By |2018-10-19T02:16:41+00:00October 19th, 2018|Dog Behavior, Dog Fun, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Courtney Emken Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/go5TGGNfxTU Bringing your dog to work with you is an awesome idea IF your workplace is "Dog-Friendly", and you are making sure your dog stays "Workplace-Friendly". In order to make taking your dog to work relaxing for you, your dog, and your coworkers—we have [...]

Dog-Friendly Date Ideas: Deep in the Heart of Texas | Dog Training

By |2018-10-09T22:12:02+00:00October 10th, 2018|Dog Fun, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Courtney Emken & Bart Emken, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/bQBBJroros0 Date nights (and days) are always so much fun!! But, what about those times when you want to bring the dog along too? We got you covered! Not only are these date ideas dog-friendly, but they can also be helpful training and [...]

What can you do when it’s too hot to walk your dog? | Dog Wellness & Safety

By |2018-09-13T22:53:00+00:00September 14th, 2018|Dog Safety, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Courtney Emken Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/Q0iiNQew1SY Summer is hot, especially in TEXAS! Here are some activities to do with your dog when it's too hot to take them for a walk, and things to keep in mind when walking your dog during the hot summer months. This isn't just [...]

The 9 Weirdest Dog Laws in Cities Across the U.S.A

By |2018-08-24T00:24:28+00:00August 24th, 2018|Dog Behavior, Dog Fun, Dog Safety, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Courtney Emken & Bart Emken, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/epGH3MBHkO0 The internet has all sorts of strange things to find when you plumb the depths. We decided to go on a hunt to find some really WEIRD dog laws. Check out some of the ones we found! You can't make this stuff [...]

Learning to Work With Your Dog’s Conflict Appeasement Signals (and not work against them)

By |2018-08-17T01:47:29+00:00August 17th, 2018|Dog Behavior, Dog Safety, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Courtney Emken Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/gZUjIXUcC6c "Conflict Appeasement Signals", also known as "Stress Signals" or "Calming Signals", are used by all dogs to avoid conflict. Dogs use these conflict appeasement or stress signals, which are movements or sounds, to avoid conflict with us and with other dogs. Learning to [...]

The 5 WORST Dog Foods | Dog Food & Dog Wellness

By |2018-07-04T23:30:50+00:00July 5th, 2018|Dog Wellness|

Featuring Courtney Emken & Bart Emken, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/PFjDisXO754 DISCLAIMER: DogBoy's is passionate about a lot of things, and what we feed our dogs is up there at the top. So please be aware that the pet foods listed to be the worst in this vlog are our personal opinions from [...]

The Top 3 Ways To Handle An Adolescent Or “Teenager” Dog

By |2018-06-28T01:30:14+00:00June 28th, 2018|Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Sarah Alvarado, CPDT-KA & Bart Emken, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/wmixaLW1Odg Once dog owners have gotten through the initial puppy phase, then they end up with an adolescent or teenager dog. And that brings with it a whole new set of challenges. Here's how to deal: Your Adolescent Dog NEEDS Exercise I [...]