At ADU, we’re not interested in that adage about old dogs and new tricks. Nearly every dog we’ve ever worked with, regardless of age or breed, has gotten serious satisfaction from the training process. Let’s take a look at why dogs enjoy training. Physical Exercise Whether you have one of those dogs who never seems […]

You haven’t gotten to the point where you walk your dog off-leash, and you only let her run free in safe, contained areas. Now, she jumped the fence, bolted out the front door, or slipped her collar on a walk. What should you do when your dog gets loose? Read on to find out. Resist […]

Franchising has many benefits, from utilizing an established business plan to growing an existing brand. Yet, some franchisees see much better results than others, and there’s a lot to learn from the success stories. Read on to learn how to create your own franchise success story. Learn Business Basics You don’t need an advanced degree […]

At All Dogs Unleashed, we believe that there’s no such thing as a bad dog, but there’s certainly bad behavior. More importantly, your dog’s behavior is a form of communication. It’s useful to learn what your dog’s unwanted behavior is telling you—and what to do about it. She’s Afraid or Anxious More often than not, […]

Most dog owners dream of having a well-behaved dog that responds to cues, socializes nicely, and can be trusted in all sorts of situations. The problem is that many owners are still using outdated training methods or missing vital steps for successful training. Let’s look at dog training methods to avoid and what to do […]

We’ve talked before about the merits of opening a franchise. The problem is that once you commit to the idea of franchising, you still have hundreds of businesses to choose from! Let’s take a look at the steps you can take to narrow down your options so you end up picking the right franchise for […]

Recall is a dog’s willingness to come when called regardless of distance and distractions. Many owners start with a specific word, like come or heel, but ideally, your dog should exercise recall even when you call her name. Though recall may seem like a simple response, it’s one of the most important things you can […]

Why Your Active Dog Needs Mental Exercise Does your active dog remain high-energy no matter how often you walk her, throw the ball, or let her run around the dog park? While dogs do require plenty of breed and age-appropriate physical exercise, it’s crucial that you provide mental exercise, too. Let’s take a look at […]

Many budding entrepreneurs get their start as business owners by opening their own branch of a franchise. Almost all of them had to overcome a fear of franchising to build their success. Let’s look at some of the ways that you can calm that voice in your head that says you aren’t ready and step […]

When Dallas-Fort Worth dog owners approach training, they typically rely on food-based rewards like treats. However, treats aren’t the only reward to offer when teaching your dog commands and fostering obedience. What does training dogs in DFW look like with non-food rewards? Why is it important to create a varied reward system? Read on to […]