4 Paws Blog

  1. DIY Project, include your dog in this one!

    December 02, 2015

    December is here already!! That means the Christmas tree will be up soon, or it already is! Here is a great DIY project to include your pet in for the holiday season. https://positively.com/contributors/diy-paw-print-ornament/

  2. Congratulations Baxter!

    December 02, 2015

    Congratulations to Baxter!! Baxter has worked hard over the last couple months to continue learning good manners and basic cues. Baxter has worked hard on his sit/stay cue, learned to play appropriately and with out puppy nipping. He has also learned to walk nicely on a leash with out pulling, and so much more! Congratulations […]

  3. Congratulations Baldr an Rue!

    November 23, 2015

    Congratulations to our recent graduates, Baldr and Rue!! They have just finished group classes to learn new cues and manners. They have worked hard, with their families help, to learn how to sit for attention and not jump, walking nicely on a leash, and to play with and chew their own toys. It was a […]

  4. Congratulations Bo!!

    November 11, 2015

    Congratulations to Bo for finishing private lessons!! Bo has worked hard over the last month to continue learning good manners and basic cues. Bo has improved his sit/stay cue, learned to play with out puppy nipping, and continues to learn how to stay out of the kitchen while his family cooks. Congratulations on your accomplishments […]

  5. Congratulaitons to Maya, Cash, and Payton!!

    October 22, 2015

    Congratulations to our recent Graduates Maya, Cash, and Payton!!! They have worked hard during group classes to learn basic cues and manners. They improved skills such as sit for attention, walk nicely on a leash, and sit/stay by the front door to greet guests at home. Congratulations to Maya, Cash, and Payton for a job […]

  6. Congratulations Graduates!

    October 13, 2015

    Congratulations to our recent graduates Oreo (pictured) and Cash!!! Oreo and Cash have just completed group class. They both have come a long way and learned many new manners over the past weeks. Aside from learning new skills they absolutely loved play time together! Keep up the great training Oreo and Cash!! I look forward […]

  7. Congratulations Bauer!!

    September 10, 2015

    Congratulations Bauer, our recent graduate!!! Bauer just finished a 6 week course to learn basic cues and manners. She has worked so hard with all her family members to be a fabulous student!! I look forward to seeing her at Downers Grove Animal Hospital and hearing many great updates. I wish Bauer the very best!! […]

  8. Learn Dog Body Language

    September 01, 2015

    Learning how to successfully read your dogs’ body language will give you a great advantage in knowing what your dog wants or how he/she is feeling. Dogs show fear, stress, happiness, and playfulness in their whole body, not just their tail. http://bestfriends.org/Resources/Getting-To-Know-Your-Dogs-Body-Language/

  9. Introducing Dogs to Visiting Dogs

    August 28, 2015

    Having visiting dogs at your home can be stressful for you and your dogs. Here are some great tips that will help the introductions go smoothly. https://positively.com/contributors/how-to-introduce-your-dog-to-visiting-dogs/

  10. Congratulations Murphy, Petra, and Eli!!

    August 28, 2015

    Congratulations Murphy, Petra, and Eli!!! They have graduated group class!! All three had their own obstacles to overcome during class, but they all pulled through and exceeded with the help of their family. I look forward to seeing Eli, Murphy, and Petra around town, with great updates!! Congratulations and keep up the great work!!