El Paso couple open EPK9 doggie day care featuring webcams, boarding, grooming, training

El Paso couple open EPK9 doggie day care featuring webcams, boarding, grooming, training

Anxiety about how the couple’s two dogs would be cared for while they traveled in recent years led them to open EPK9, which offers daycare, extended boarding, grooming, and dog training, said Antonio Arguelles, 32. He’s a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Andress High School graduate. Stephanie, 27 …
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The story of Jay Sisler and his dogs

This started a young man into a path of boredom that lead to a life as a dog trainer. Spending many hours with Stub and Shorty, Jay soon had Emmett crowds in awe of just what he could teach these farm dogs. They were absolutely amazing to watch. These dogs stood on their heads, balanced on bars, …
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Good doggos put on their thinking caps in new “brain games” study

The training actually happens in a few stages, though. The dogs first had to learn how to look to the screen first, rather than the small chute below that dispensed the treats. Then, the researchers would apply dog food paste to the circles that appeared on the touchscreen, which would indicate to the dogs …
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AKC Launches New Digital Channel

Dog lovers will be able to connect to AKC.TV from any device including computers, tablets, phones, set-top boxes and AppleTV, with additional platforms to come. Viewers can browse the on-demand content library of dog training videos, puppy and breed videos, original programming, live coverage of …
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Emotional support animals — from dogs to peacocks, real or fake — present challenges for …

“I get many inappropriate calls, including people suddenly wanting their dogs to ‘become a service dog’ because they are moving to a ‘no dogs allowed’ building or want the dog to fly for free,” said Jennifer Hack, a Chicago dog trainer. “I’ve been offered money for fake paperwork.” The Illinois attorney …
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