Happy Howl-idays – Keeping your furriest family member safe and sound this season

Brittney Frazier, CPDT-KA, Found Training Center While most of us are decking the halls and planning for feasts and friends this holiday season, we may not be taking our pets into consideration. Holidays tend to be a time for joy and cheer, but can sometimesRead more

Working Like Dogs – Real life dog training to use in an office setting

By: Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago Just like “Take Your Kid to Work Day,” bringing your pup to the office can be an exciting way to bond with your pet and expose them to some new experiences. However, all too often the experience you find isRead more

Some Sense About Desense

Tips and techniques for desensitizing your dog to new things Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago Boarding and Training Center With Chicago-like spring weather creeping in and the neighborhood parks becoming more crowded, you may have noticed your dog’s growing sensitivity to things they haven’t encountered inRead more

How Much Does Your Dog Enjoy the Dog Park?

High energy dog socialization and its effect on our canine companions by Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago Boarding and Training Center Taking your dog to the dog park seems like a no-brainer. How often do our pets really get to stretch their legs and run when livingRead more

Potty Training 101 – How to Train the Perfect Pup

Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago Boarding and Training Puppies are adorable. I think we can all agree on that. But there is also the other side of the coin that is the dreaded potty training, which accompanies every pup into their new home. Teaching a puppyRead more

Spare the Treats, Spoil with Exercise

By: Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago As dog owners, we often pride ourselves in the kind of life and environment we can provide for our canine companions. Especially for a dog that has been rescued out of a negative situation, there is usually an understandable instinctRead more

Zuko’s Story : Finding friendship in the most likely place

By: Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago  If you love dogs, you have probably heard some of the rhetoric supporting the adoption of rescued dogs; dogs that have been abused or abandoned in one way or another. Phrases like “adopt, don’t shop” and “rescue, rehabilitate, rehome” expressRead more

Caring For and Loving a Senior Dog

By: Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago Seeing a beloved pet begin to age and drop in activity level is never an easy process to go through. As my own rescue girl creeps into the double digits, I find myself reminiscing on old pictures from when IRead more

Puppy Imprinting and How to Socialize the Perfect Puppy

By: Brittney Frazier Late spring and early summer seem to be the most popular times to introduce a new dog into a family and we are certainly seeing a high volume of puppies walk through our facility doors for training. With the warm weather andRead more

Personal Space and Respect – a win-win relationship

By: Brittney Frazier Imagine walking through the park down a path and holding hands loosely with your significant other. You’re taking in the sights and smells of your environment and enjoying the relaxation of being close to your partner. Then, you see a person approachingRead more