Adopt-a-Dog Month: Benefits of Dog Parenthood

You know you want to bring a furry companion into your home. You’ve talked about all the reasons you shouldn’t do it. The benefits of having a dog in your life might just outweigh any objection. Let’s talk about that! Love in Motion. That’s a Dog Amore! What can an…

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Are Vizslas Good Apartment Dogs?

Photographs by Natalie Siebers Vizslas are famous for their beautiful rust-colored coats. They are medium-sized dogs, with males topping out at about 25 inches at the withers and weighing about 60 pounds; the females are a bit smaller.  They are affectionate, eager-to-please, “Velcro-dogs,” forming tight relationships with their owners. Vizsla…

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What’s your dog’s lifestyle?

What’s Your Dog’s Lifestyle? What lifestyle should your dog have? Are you supposed to change your lifestyle to suit your dog or are they supposed to adapt to you? These are questions I often find myself discussing with clients. The answer, as with most complex questions, is: It depends. Recently,…

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Does Your Dog Need a Hobby?

Does your dog need a hobby? Would your dog simply enjoy trying something new? There are so many great hobbies you can do with your dog no matter your level of activity. There is truly something for everyone. The list I share here is by no means exhaustive but I…

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What You Should Teach Your Dog and Why

There are so many things you can teach your dog from basic manners to problem solving to fancy tricks to cool dance moves. What you should teach your dog depends on a few factors including your lifestyle, hobbies and needs. In this article series, I’ll share the basic manners I…

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Will You Surrender Your COVID Dog?

As so many people are heading back to in person work and school, there is an alarming trend of people choosing to surrender the dogs they adopted during COVID. What about you? Will you surrender your COVID dog? This is something that many of us in the dog training world…

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Dog Events in New York City in August

The dog days of summer are here! But that doesn’t mean New York City is the dog-event doldrums. Check out Urban Dog’s calendar of Dog Events in New York City in August to find fun activities for you and your pooch. This month there are plenty of parties, fundraisers, and…

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Keep It Local and Shop at Our Veterinary Online Store

Whether it’s groceries or garden supplies, books or clothing, there’s nothing like shopping online. Just last year alone, consumers spent over $800 billion with internet retailers, an increase of 44 percent from 2019. Of course, it’s hard to compete with the convenience of loading up a virtual cart and choosing…

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Are Vizslas Good Apartment Dogs?

Photographs by Natalie Siebers Vizslas are famous for their beautiful rust-colored coats. They are medium-sized dogs, with males topping out at about 25 inches at the withers and weighing about 60 pounds; the females are a bit smaller.  They are affectionate, eager-to-please, “Velcro-dogs,” forming tight relationships with their owners. Vizsla…

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