Never Give Up-Dharma Dog Motivation

Here is a truth for all of you out there in Dharma Land… Life can be hard. Yup, there it is, the truth and a little hard motivation. We all have good days, and we sometimes have bad ones. Never do we ALWAYS have good or bad. It’s a big pet peeve of mine and…

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Vancouver off leash dog parks

Here are a few awesome off-leash dog parks in Vancouver that you might want to check out! Vancouver truly offers some of the most beautiful off leash dog parks around. They are abundant!     Now, before I give you the list you must promise me to be an attentive owner and always pick up…

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Dharma Dog Services is HERE!!

Dharma Dog Services is here!! It’s time to celebrate the launch of a new and exciting step in our business. It has been quite some time since my last blog post and I feel guilty and lazy because of it. You see, I have been trying very hard to launch the new dog training and…

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Top 10 Dog Boarding Tips

Top 10 Dog Boarding Tips It’s all too often that we get a phone call here at Dharma Dog Services with a panicked voice at the other end of the line “Can you take my dog?! Something has come up and we have no one to watch him! ”  Most of the time we will…

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Dog Park Etiquette

Dog park etiquette should be discussed more often amongst those of you who like to bring your furry friends for a fun outdoor run.  Here are some suggestions to help make your adventure more enjoyable for everyone! The first rule of thumb,  #1 BE HONEST ABOUT YOUR DOG If your dog has displayed aggression, or has…

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How To Choose A Dog Walker

How to choose a dog walker? Well, I’ll see if I can help! With so many dog walking options in rainy Vancouver it’s easy to hire someone to the job. However, it’s not easy to hire the right company. Here are some guidelines to help you on find a trustworthy company. 1. Insurance: DO NOT…

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Patience Is The Key To Good Dog Training

  Patience. Wait for it. I’ll get to my point in a second. “Okay!” “Break” “Yes!” Sorry about that. Just wanted to test your patience 😉 I’m going to change the name of “dog training” to “teaching humans to teach their dogs” … It’s less misleading and far more accurate. When I’m teaching people to…

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Dog Eat Dog

I am feeling a tremendous amount of pressure these days. We are developing our dog walking program and really want it to be a smooth transition. We have a new website in the works www.dharmadogservices.com and it looks great! I can’t wait to release it. We have our Coconut oil on the shelves and I…

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How to teach your dog the perfect “Sit”

How to teach the perfect sit. It’s actually not too difficult. Does your dog lift his but off of the ground immediately after being told to sit? Or does he simply ignore your request? Do you hunch over your dog repeating”sit” “sit” “sit!!” and still nothing? Let’s work on 3 things: Your body language Your…

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How to teach your dog the perfect "Sit"

How to teach the perfect sit. It’s actually not too difficult. Does your dog lift his but off of the ground immediately after being told to sit? Or does he simply ignore your request? Do you hunch over your dog repeating”sit” “sit” “sit!!” and still nothing? Let’s work on 3 things: Your body language Your…

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