The Connected Canine

For the love of dogs. The Connected Canine is a collection of articles written about behaviour, wellness, nutrition, routine, games and so much more. If you love dogs, you're in the right place! Dive in. Enjoy. Comment. And share if you found it valuable. Have a topic that you're interested in and can't find it here? Contact Me to submit your request today!  

The Endocannabinoid System & CBD for Dogs

Discovering the Layers Below the Surface of Behaviour Many years ago, I started to take a deeper dive into natural therapies and the concept of holism, to better help the dogs and ...

The Social Needs & Development of Puppies & Dogs

The Need for a Change in the Definition of Socialization  Dogs have certain needs that will be met through social development and positive life experiences. This is commonly referr...

The Critical Role of Virtual Behaviour Therapy for Fearful Dogs

The Evolution of the Canine Behaviour Industry The canine behaviour industry is going through an extraordinary evolution in research science and as a result, there's been an import...

An Introduction to Essential Oils for Dogs

Essential Oil Wellness for Pets I know there is quite a buzz around essential oils these days but what are they and why have the become so popular?  Many people are curious about o...

Reaching the Canine Learning Brain with the 3Cs

I’m often asked what to do when a dog shows reactive or aggressive behaviour and how a guardian can ensure that it never happens again. My response usually surprises guardians. Fo...

Daily Healthy Habits for Puppies

Are You Prepared for Your Puppy's Arrival? Adding a puppy to your family is an exciting time but it can also be difficult, confusing and frustrating too. Between potty training, pu...

Understanding Your Dog's Language: Calming Signals

Have you heard of "calming signals" in dogs? This is such an important topic for anyone who shares their life with a dog because calming signals are a type of canine communication ...

The "Thank You Protocol" for Excessive Canine Barking

One of the greatest challenges for dog guardians is preventing and managing barking and “how do I stop my dog from barking?” is one of the most common questions I get in my inbox. ...

Potty Training the Partnership Way!

There's no doubt that a puppy brings a lot of joy and precious moments to their new family, but like infants and toddlers, they also require an extraordinary amount of time, energy...

Hug a Scared Dog Today!

Hug a scared dog today!  You might be thinking, "wait, what?" I know that this might not be what you've been told before but, on the contrary to popular belief, you actually cannot...

Essential Oils for Peaceful Passings

This topic has come up a few times for me over the past few weeks, so the universe is telling me it’s time to talk about transitions, particularly peacefully passing on from this l...

Working Through Excessive Barking - The Partnership Way

Why Dogs Bark

 Dogs bark for many reasons. The most common types of barking include: boredom barking for self amusement, alert barking to let you know something has been seen or h...