Dog Training 101: Elevator Manners

How many of you live in a place where the elevator is a daily part of your dog’s training? There are several different perspectives to examine when considering how to make these rides more enjoyable for everyone: the average person riding the elevator, the dog owners with their dogs, and the people who are about to get on the...

Pizza Fur A Paws

  About two months ago I received an email from a client from years ago, it was refreshing to not only hear from her and check in on her dog Sticky, but to also be invited to be involved in their Pizza Fur A Paws event. Jennifer welcomed KeenDog to...

The BEST Leash To Use For Your Dog

Do you ever look around our dog community and notice what kind of leash people are using on their dogs? There is a lot you can tell about the dog owner and a dog with what leash choice they have chosen. The most common leash choices are a simple flat...

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...

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...

Dog Training Tip: Sleep On It!

Have you ever gotten frustrated with your dog because you feel like they just won’t learn a new trick? Or have you ever heard the saying, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”? Being a dog trainer, I’ve learned you CAN teach them new tricks (and obedience), no matter...

How To Mentally Work Your Dog On A Rainy Day

Rainy days can definitely put a damper on you and your dog. By no means is it fun to walk your dog in the rain but what else is there to do to ensure that you don't have a crazy dog on your hands all day due to the lack...

Not Your Average Launch Party

$1421. That was the number we raised at our launch party for Operation Sidekick and Sustain Charlotte at Three Spirits Brewery. It was our mission when we started KeenDog Training to stand for something more than just dog training. There are many dog trainers in Charlotte, we separate ourselves by believing...