Featured Posts

May 2, 2020

This flyer was hung at Loyal Duke's Dog Park on 5-2-20...

Love, Colorado is a new magazine that will be having its first publication this fall.  While a decision hasn’t been confirmed, they are strongly considering featuring Loyal Duke’s Dog Park in an article about Win...

April 27, 2020

as published in the Mountain Mail on April 24, 2020...

Despite the constraints of the current social distancing regulations, Ark-Valley Humane Society has creatively figured out a way to have the annual Tails on the Trails walk/run event happen.  By doing the event virt...

April 8, 2020

"Reward Good Behavior." 

If we all spent more time rewarding our dogs for their

good behavior and setting them up to do more of it, our lives with dogs would be a 'piece of cake.'  Similar to raising kids, it's an effective method to molding appropriate behavior....

April 6, 2020

Question:  What is a dog's normal temperature range, heart/pulse rate and breathing rate?

Answer:  Normal temperature range is 100-102.5 degrees F.  Normal heart/pulse rate  for puppies (less than a year) is 120-160 beats per minute, for small dogs (<30#) is 100-140 bea...

April 6, 2020

As published in the Mountain Mail on February 8, 2019...Do you like challenges? When you adopted your dog into your household, was it sort of a challenge? Was it a subjective challenge to yourself, such as “I’m going to make this dog very happy?” Maybe it was a more ob...

April 6, 2020

As published in the Mountain Mail on January 14, 2020...Sometimes not knowing the history or all the details about an issue can lead to incorrect assumptions and accusations. Over nine years ago the Mountain Mail invited Salida Dog Club members to routinely write colum...

April 6, 2020

As published in the Mountain Mail on December 7, 2018...A while back I put together a collection of action shot therapy dog photos I’d accumulated.  I put them in a file on my computer as a slideshow.  Then I searched through iTunes to find the perfect song to sync wit...

September 2, 2018

as published in the Mountain Mail on

August 10, 2018...

Our family goal for this year’s annual 14er was Huron Peak.  Some of the participants from last year’s Mount Yale climb weren’t able to make it, but we had some new participants, including a two year old Lab/Rhodesi...

September 2, 2018

as published in the Mountain Mail on

July 9, 2018...

During a June dog park advisory committee meeting, we discussed and envisioned possible improvements to the dog park in the next five years.  This five year plan included ideas such as possibly more trees, a grassy are...

May 9, 2018

As published in the Mountain Mail on May 4, 2018...

Last month I wrote about Salida Dog Club’s mission statement of “promoting safe recreational activities for dogs and their owners.”  I also mentioned the upcoming Tails on the Trail 5 K Run/Walk, on May 20th, that the...

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

© 2018 by Laura Pintane of Laura’s Dog Training

  • Facebook Social Icon