Kids And Canines

“Children can be relentless with their desire to have a puppy to call their own, trust me I know from experience…I was one of those kids. My parents finally caved when I was in 11th grade. Smart on them, I trained the dog for two years and when I went off for college they had … Continued

No Labels! 6 Reasons Why We Should STOP Labeling Pit Bulls 

Dogs can make the best companions. They are loyal, lovable, cute, and unbelievably forgving. So why do we continue to label them? We don’t like labels as humans, yet we continue to label one another. It is amazing how fast we want to attach a title or label to our name when we are proud … Continued

Brewery Etiquette For Dogs & The People That Love Them

One of my favorite things to do is go to the breweries around Charlotte with my animals. I really enjoy the bonding experience with Alces when I take him out in public. So I wanted to share with you a few tips you can use with your dog when out at a brewery. First, I … Continued

5 Reasons Traveling With Your Dog Is 5 Times Better!

The sun is out and it’s time to get the pups out. As the holiday season has ended and school is starting to come to a close, it’s time to book your Summer vacations. For some dog parents it can be another added stressor trying to figure out what to do with your 4 legged … Continued

10 Places to Visit With Your Dog in Charlotte

As the temperatures begin to rise into the beautiful Carolina weather we all love, it is time to be out and about even more with your dog! Enjoying life with your dog is what KeenDog is all about, so let us share with you some of our favorite spots in the Queen City. Here is … Continued

5 Simple Tips For Apartment Living With Your Dog

Charlotte is a growing city, every day there is countless construction happening everywhere, one of the major growths are apartments. South Blvd alone pops up a new building every month (at least it seems this way) and the trend isn’t stopping. Many of these apartments are aimed at the millennial generation that has relocated to … Continued

NO Return Policy: 7 Reasons Why it is NEVER the Dog’s Fault

  If you’re like me and have a short attention span I feel your pain. I enjoy reading and learning but take in knowledge differently than most. I enjoy lists and bullet points, I find that helps me save time and sift through information faster. It helps me be more prepared for meetings, lessons and … Continued

WOW! I Wish My Dog Behaved Like Yours

  As a dog owner, I take a huge amount of pride in my amazing canine companion. At this point in my life, he basically takes the role of my child. With that being said, when you are out and about with your pup and a stranger walks over and says ” WOW, I wish … Continued

Charlotte dog trainer Ashley Rodriquez

NOT Your Average Dog’s Purpose

What is a dog’s purpose?   This is a question I had never really put much thought to until I saw the movie “A Dog’s Purpose”. I know that my personal dog Alces has a not your average dog purpose after thinking on this simple idea. He is one of my favorite companions, my partner … Continued