Author Archives: Sarah Hansen

Sarah Hansen
Sarah has loved and trained both dogs and horses from a very early age. Her Staffordshire bull terrier, Mona, is trained as both a therapy dog and disaster stress relief dog. In addition, Sarah has trained her German Shepherd, Soren, as a service dog. Before starting her full-time writing business, Sarah worked with a top pet food company as a consultant to veterinarians conducting weekly classes on canine and feline nutrition for the doctors and staff. Read more posts from Sarah...
How to socialize a puppy written beside a golden retriever puppy chewing a wicker basket

How To Socialize Your Golden Retriever Puppy

You go for a nice jog in the park. As you notice the bright flowers and warm breezes, you see up ahead someone walking with their dog coming toward you. As the distance between shortens, the dog’s ears flatten, the tail tucks and the poor pooch springs off the trail into the weeds as you jog past. As you continue, you ...

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A golden retriever puppy lying on red leather couch on black background

The Best Way to House Train a Puppy: 4 Popular Methods

Isn’t it thrilling when you bring home your new bundle of joy? There is nothing cuter than a puppy… until it makes that first hot, steamy mess on your new Persian rug. Potty-training frustrations have formed more than a few wedges between new pet parents and their fur babies. Fortunately, with a bit of knowledge, consistency and patience, spending time ...

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