14 Important Tips for Traveling With Your Pets

Taking a trip together can be a wonderful way to build memories and strengthen relationships. This is why many people desire to take their pets with them on vacations and other journeys. Here are some things to keep in mind if you plan to travel with your pet in the near future.

Planning A Camping Trip With Your Dog

When it comes to summertime activities that you and your dog can enjoy together, camping tops the list — but a successful camping trip with your dog requires careful planning. Read more on how to plan a safe and fun outdoors trip with your pup.

Traveling With Your Dog? Here Are 5 Tips!

As summer heats up and vaccination rates rise, many of us are looking forward to our first vacations in a very long time. Since our dogs have been quarantined and cooped us with us for the last year or more, it’s smart to plan ahead and prepare for your dog to join your vacation. Here are some tips!

BEHAVIOR & TRAINING

What To Do When You Bring Your New Dog Home

What To Do When You Bring Your New Dog Home

So, you have decided to have a new addition to your family. We understand how excited you must be. After all, the addition of a new family member can be a thrilling moment; however, it can also be a source of stress, especially if you have no experience living with a dog. Plus, dogs also can have a stressful time during this phase. This is why it is important to be aware of what to do and what not to do when bringing a dog home.

WELLNESS & CARE

How To Keep Your Dog Healthy This Winter

How To Keep Your Dog Healthy This Winter

According to AVMA, dogs can be prone to frostbite and hypothermia, amongst other things, which is why we suggest taking special care of your pet during the cold season. Since the snow season is just around the corner, let’s walk you through some tips.

What You Need to Know About Hip Dysplasia

What You Need to Know About Hip Dysplasia

What is Hip Dysplasia? Hip dysplasia is a relatively common skeletal abnormality in large and giant breed dogs, however, it can also be found in small and medium breeds as well. It’s caused by improper growth in the hip joint and can be very painful.  The hip...

How To Prep Your Dog For Autumn

How To Prep Your Dog For Autumn

With autumn comes endless colorful leaves, a change to brisk temperatures and an overwhelming excitement for the upcoming holidays! As we embrace the change in seasons and adapt to them, it’s important that we make sure our pups do the same. Read here for tips on how to do that.

DOG TALES

Peabody, The Mixed Breed Rescue

Peabody, The Mixed Breed Rescue

It was his sweet eyes that got her. Amanda wasn’t planning on getting another dog but reading his story and seeing him curled up in his foster picture made her feel connected to Peabody.

Indie Christmas, The Yellow Lab

Indie Christmas, The Yellow Lab

“In these crazy times where we sometimes lose hope in humanity, Indie can just come up to us without words, with a sincere stare, a meaningful lean into our side and give a simple lick on the face to make us realize that pure love does exist.” Read more about this adorable yellow lab that has brought so much happiness to owners Rob and Sally.

Tofu, The Maltese Puppy

Tofu, The Maltese Puppy

Tofu is a one-year-old Maltese boy who came into his owner Stephanie’s life during the pandemic. He’s very playful, but a little shy at first, according Stephanie. Read more about this sweet pup in our interview!

MEET THE TRAINERS

Meet Trainer Colleen Steckloff

Meet Trainer Colleen Steckloff

Colleen began LAk9’s over 18 years ago, as a one-woman dog walking operation in Los Angeles, California. As her credentials and experience grew, her business expanded to include boarding, obedience training and, finally, behavioral modification using dog psychology, where she has become a powerhouse in her field.

Meet Trainer And Groomer Pilar Garrido!

Meet Trainer And Groomer Pilar Garrido!

Maria del Pilar Garrido Morales (“Pilar Garrido” for short) was born and raised in Barcelona, Spain. Her family is from southern Spain, where living on a farm was a way of life. By profession, she is a dog and cat trainer and groomer, and she also fosters dogs. Pilar likes the challenge of difficult cases — ones that others shy away from — such as working with blind, scared, or aggressive dogs or cats.

Meet Trainer Cheri Wulff Lucas

Meet Trainer Cheri Wulff Lucas

Through workshops, private consultations, and public speaking engagements, Cheri Lucas has become an internationally recognized canine behavior specialist and speaker, spreading a message of hope to dog owners struggling with behavior issues from fear and aggression to fixation and separation anxiety. Her methods are unique and effective, encouraging dog owners to unleash their inner leadership abilities.

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