Optimize Your Dog’s Crate Experience

To crate or not to crate…that may be a question running through your head. Well, I for one, say crate. 100%. Bringing a new puppy or older rescue dog into your home is an exciting undertaking. One in which you will be providing leadership, boundaries, coaching and friendship to your...

We Train For You

Myself, Katrina and Rachel all had the amazing opportunity to attend a 5 day E-Collar Seminar at K9 Connection with one of the best dog trainers available, Tyler Muto. Our mission at KeenDog is to provide our clients and their dogs with the best resources and information as possible. Continued...

3 Tips to Fight Against Training Frustration

How many times have you been to a lesson or a group class and come away from it feeling a bit beaten up?  Your pup may not have been listening, which caused you to get frustrated, they started listening less, and the viscous cycle continued?  To top things off, when...

Beat the Heat: Three Ways to Make the Most Out of Summer with your Dog

Summer is the time of year where many of us are most active outdoors. Vacations and beach days are at our fingertips, but can often lead to humans having fun while the dogs are left home. It’s important to remember how to achieve fun and training progress with your dog...

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...

A NOT To Do List For The Journey With Your Dog

Owning a dog is a life filled with ups, downs, and in-betweens. Sometimes the highs leave you almost euphoric, boasting and bragging about how smart your dog is, and the lows can lead you to believe the dog you’re currently working with is an entirely different dog than from the...

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...

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...

10 WAYS TO TRAIN YOUR DOG IN 10 MINUTES

Being a dog trainer is pretty cool. Whenever I tell people what we do they always say “You are so lucky”, “I want to do that” or “I'm so jealous you get to play with dogs all day”. In which I always try to refrain from what I really want...

Simplify Your Dog Training: Top 6 Things NOT To Do

Congratulations you’ve done it. You've added a 4 legged friend to your home. You want to take the proactive approach and decide to do all the research you can on dog breeds, food, training etc… You get the notepad out and find out everybody seems to be an expert. Suddenly...