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Why early socialization is especially key for your puppy

Most people know that socializing your dog is important, but some are not sure when to start and the reasons why. But let’s pause and describe what we mean by dog socialization. Through healthy socialization, you acclimate your dog to the sights, smells, sounds and environment around them. That includes interactions with humans (children and

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Loose Leash Walking

Walking your dog is one of the best ways to give your dog exercise.  Both you and your dog get out the house and burn some calories.  Dogs need to roam to be happy.  It is instinctual.  They need exercise.  Being in a back yard or a house all the time is boring.  They like

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Why Training Your Dog is Essential

Dog are man’s best friends.  They give unconditional love and are among the most loyal animals we share our lives with.  Whether you are talking about the small fluffy Shih Tzu or the Great Dane, there are hundreds of breeds out there to choose from.  Some are bred to be lap dogs, while others, like

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Adopted Sibling Puppies Reunite at Dog Thrive!

Introducing, Parker and Pita! These two adorable lab/hound mixes are brother and sister from the same parents but we’re adopted separately, from Animal Resource Foundation in Chester, Maryland. Fortunately for us, they both were adopted by local families and are Daycare pack members at Dog Thrive Annapolis. Thursday, February 22nd, was the first time they’ve

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