Adopting a Dog: The Training Connection

Adopting a Dog: The Training Connection

The first full week of November is designated as the Humane Society’s National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. Here at Dog Training Now, we love to celebrate all dogs, every day. We do have a special place in our heart for adopted dogs and their owners. In fact,...
Check Out the Fall Colors With Your Dog

Check Out the Fall Colors With Your Dog

At Dog Training Now, we love helping our owners feel comfortable with their dog’s leash manners. Excellent leash manners keep walks fun for owners and for dogs, and gives the whole family the chance to enjoy the outdoors together. Here in the Midwest, we are lucky...
Client of the Month: Jerry and Bear

Client of the Month: Jerry and Bear

When Jerry realized that Bear wasn’t exactly the best behaved dog, he knew that they needed to get some professional help. “Bear just wasn’t listening,” Jerry recalls. As with many owners, Jerry wasn’t sure where to start in his quest to find training for Bear, so he...
Funny Halloween Costumes for Your Dog

Funny Halloween Costumes for Your Dog

We love Halloween simply because it gives us the chance to marvel at the creativity people demonstrate through their costumes. Dogs are often good sports, letting owners have a little fun with dressing up their furry pals. If you are looking for a funny costume idea...
Is Your Dog Ready for Trick or Treaters?

Is Your Dog Ready for Trick or Treaters?

Halloween is approaching, which means your doorbell will be getting a work out from neighborhood kiddos looking for a sweet treat. It is fun passing out candy and saying hello to neighbors, but if your dog isn’t well trained, Halloween can quickly become one of your...
Back to School Tips for Your Dog

Back to School Tips for Your Dog

With most of Chicagoland back at school, you may already be noticing that your dog is feeling a big neglected without a house full of kids at home. If you live in a busy family home, the back to school transition can be a big one for your entire crew. Be sure your dog...
Client of the Month: Miriam and Gus

Client of the Month: Miriam and Gus

Miriam and her boyfriend work in the theater industry, and their busy and sometimes unpredictable schedules prevented them from getting a dog. But after Miriam learned her boss would welcome her dog to come to the office with her, Miriam headed off to a local shelter...