Current State of Dog Food

The Current State of Dog Food

ConsumersAdvocate.org released a new thorough guide to understanding the current state of the dog food industry. In the guide, they explain how everything you read in the ingredients and nutrition facts sections on dog food packaging is regulated by the FDA. To better explain, they even included this helpful infographic on how to read dog food packaging.

The dog food industry is a mess. Frequent recalls over the last decade and a half have eroded public trust in a business long plagued by accusations of unsavory fillers and mystery meats. In a desperate search for safer formulas, consumers have turned to alternative diets, some of which could inadvertently put dogs at risk for significant health issues. Read the full article here:

From large companies to small, independent providers, the FDA study touches an enormous amount of dog food formulas.

Dog Food Reviews

Board & Train: What To Know

I am excited to start the training process with your dog. Below is a list of what to bring with you when you drop off your dog for the board & train week.

*Please have the dog washed and nails clipped prior to dropping your dog off on Sunday afternoon for training because everyone loves a clean dog. 

Board & Train: Drop Off and Pick Up
Drop off times are from 3:00 pm and no later than 5:00 pm.

Pick up times on Saturday are from 12:00 pm and no later than 2:30 pm. Please allow for one hour to go over commands and training exercises.

  • Crate: Please bring a properly sized crate for your dog. The crate should be big enough for your dog to be able to stand up, lie down, and turn around. Puppies should have this much room and no more.  
  • Dog bed if your dog uses one. 
  • Dog food for only one week; please do not bring a full bag of dog food. 
  • 1 Large bag of soft dog treats that your dog likes. (Pure Bites Liver Treats, or Bil-Jac Original Recipe Chicken Liver Treats, (Pack of 200)
  • One favorite dog toy.
  • Any medications

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Dog Training Pricing and Training Packages

Basic Obedience Training package
$700
5 One on One private Lessons
Basic obedience training, Including includes sit, down, crate training, house training.
Designed For Puppies 8 weeks to 12 months
Advanced Training Package
$1000
10 private one on one training sessions
Basic obedience training and advanced behaviors, including stay, leash walking, drop, and go-to place.
Designed for puppies 8 weeks to adult dogs
Basic Board & Train
$2100
1 Week board and train program
Board and train program covers Basic obedience training, Including crate training, house training and leash walking.
Perfect for puppies to adult dogs

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