A few words from our community
This blog is a collection of our combined thoughts and opinions based on our experiences with the many dogs that have visited our homes. All posts are for informational purposes only and should not be used in lieu of advice from a Trainer, Behaviouralist or Veterinarian.
The importance of socializing your dog
Training older dogs
It’s always easiest to train a puppy from day one, but sometimes you don’t have that luxury. Whether you’ve just adopted an adult rescue dog or your dog has begun to get into bad habits, training adults is often necessary–and still totally possible, with patience and persistence… read more
Exercise for a happy, healthy dog
After a hectic day at the office, it can be hard to motivate yourself out the door to walk your best friend. Totally understandable, but don’t underestimate the importance of that daily walk! The number one cause of canine misbehaviour is lack of exercise. Activity is vital for your dog’s mental health, fitness, and his good behavior… read more
Why start with a Meet & Greet?
It’s time for your pup’s first stay with Nosy Barkers! Our top priority is making sure that your dog is happy, safe and comfy during a visit with us, and the first step is choosing a boarding home. It’s all about the fit and how your dog harmonizes with a particular household… read more
Training young dogs
When it comes to training, one of your greatest tools is an early start. It’s never too late to train an adult rescue dog or one who has fallen into bad habits, but training a puppy or a young dog is faster and easier because there are no habits to un-teach… read more