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Bella’s Story

We have decided to share the personal story of the dog that inspired Backcountry K-9 Training, Bella, in hopes that it inspires others. Bella came into my life at one of the most pivotal times of my life, and my initial intention was just…

Frustrated With Your Dog?

While owning and training your dog can be extremely fulfilling and rewarding, it can also be extremely frustrating but why? Your put hours into caring, walking, feeding and training your dog. You may have even spent loads of money on what you thought was…

Optimizing Your Health to Keep Up With Your Dog

By: Sammy Szura   About Me Hello! My name is Sammy Szura and I graduated college with a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. I am currently enrolled in the required ten-month long dietetic internship to become a Registered Dietitian (RD). Once I complete the…

Why We All Need to Accept Muzzles

Muzzles Are Extremely Important For Any Dog Why do I think muzzles are so important for your dog that I decided to write a whole entire article about them? Having your dog get used to wearing a muzzle has so many benefits even for…

Dog Parks: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

We hear so many polarizing thoughts on dog parks, but who is right? I know, we all love the idea of a place we can take our dogs to run and play with others. That is why we have created to dog park, they…

The Humanization Of Dogs

While our dogs are our best companions, there a major problems with humanizing your dog. Lets face it, we all love our dogs and want to treat them like family. We live in a much more dog-centric time then we ever have in the…

3 Ways To Improve Your Relationship With Your Dog Today

The first step in any dog training program is to work to improve your relationship with your dog, How can we do that? Everyone strives to have the best relationship possible with their dogs. Some trainers even use that to scare people into one…

The Importance Of Building Off Your Dog Training

One Crucial Mistake Dog Owners Make Is Stopping Training Their Dog Once They Are Done With A Training Program The Best thing you can do for your dog is hire a professional dog trainer to help guide you through the ins and outs of…

Getting Your Dog Ready For Spring

Everyone Including Your Pup Loves Spring But How Can We Make Sure They Are Ready? Spring is such an exciting time for everyone! The new flowers come up along with the warmer weather. It is a great time to begin doing more activities with…

Getting Yourself and Your Home Ready for New Dog

So You Have Decided To Bring In A New Dog, Now What? This is an exciting time for you and your family. You get to add a new furry family member, whether it is your first dog or you have had them your whole…