• Man with golden retriever pup in backpack
    Hiking,  Puppies,  Training

    Hiking with a Puppy

    We all envision getting our puppy and hitting the trail for a fun adventure.  Here are a few facts and tips to know about hiking with your pup. Puppies are growing at a rapid rate during their first year.  There bones, joints and muscles are growing and changing rapidly as they move through puppyhood into adolescence.  One of the biggest…

  • girl at computer with beagle
    Event,  Positive R+ Training

    Silver Linings: Online Dog Training

    Life in the times of COVID-19 has created a “new normal” for the world.  At a business and personal level there have been challenges.  Along with those challenges have come some “Silver Linings.”  In the Dog Training business, much of our contact is 1-1 or in small group classes.  Four Paws Dog Training was no exception.  The “Silver Lining” is…

  • Woman Debra Duwe and dog hiking
    Hiking

    Tips for the Trail

    More pets and their families are heading to the trails like never before, especially after the long North Idaho winter.  How can they help keep the trails enjoyable for everyone?  Here are a  few tips: 1. Be Prepared – Things to carry on the trail:  Cell phone, “poop” bags, leash, and last but not least, doggie treats to reward your…