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Learn more about our successes, our struggles, and what we have learned from our clients at The Freckled Paw. 

Firework Season: Start Prepping Now!

The Fourth of July and fire works are right around the corner. Pandemic and Social Distancing creates a bit of a different picture than we are used to this time of the year. The big, city wide firework displays have all been cancelled but, that means your neighbors...

What Happens when you Adopt A Hound Dog!

Funny, Affectionate, Adaptable Hound dogs make wonderful companions for those who are ready for their antics. They seem to be in their own world and to a degree they are! Hound parents need to be willing to step into the world as a hound sees it and be ready to go...

Dog Training: A reflection on 2019

So often this year I was the second, (third or fourth) trainer that people had seen or asked for help for their dog. That's okay, I am not the trainer for everyone, that's why there are more than one of us! Unfortunately for some of these people, the first trainer...

Teaching manners

What is one of the things that is sure to embarrass dog owners? Their dogs jumping on people. Whether it be when someone comes into the home or when saying hello to somebody on a walk, seeing those front paws fly into the air usually causes owners to turn red. Our...

K.I.S.S. Loose leash walking success!

Walking our dogs is the first thing that most people say when asked "what activities do you do with your dog?" For those who have easy to handle dogs, walking is a stroll through the neighborhood. There are dog owners, however, who dread taking their dogs out in...