Business Story

A Women’s Business Center Success Story Excerpt By Kaitlyn Williams As you drive up to 631 Azalea Road in Mobile, AL your eyes are immediately drawn to the pink and black sign, “Walks and Wags” is proudly displayed in bold-faced letters. Cindie...

The Name Game

Photo by Pete Bellis The dog turns to you (and away from distractions in the environment) the moment he hears his name. We are teaching the dog’s name to mean “look at me.” With practice, the dog’s response to his name will become an automatic, conditioned response....

How to train your dog to give kisses

Photo by Mike Baird Giving kisses on command is a favorite dog trick for many people, especially children. It also happens to be one of the easiest tricks to train a dog to do. What You Need Some yummy treats are all that you need to train a dog to give kisses. Peanut...

What We Are Working On This Month

High Five Start by commanding your dog to sit, and reward him with a treat. Next, hold a treat in front of him but slightly out of reach. Repeat the command “high five” while gently tapping one of his feet. Most dogs will raise their foot to paw at the treat in your...

Finding a Pet Sitter for your Exotic

When your pets tend to be on exotic side, finding someone to care for them while you are away can be a real challenge. Many of us have friends and family who are comfortable looking after our cats and dogs, but they may not be so keen on handling more unusual pets or...