KissAble Canine goes coastal

Hello KissAble Canine Friends and Family, I have big news to share with all of you. We have been hunkered down for most of the pandemic (like most of you), focusing on all the changes within our family: temporarily closing, homeschooling and decreasing risk for vulnerable family members. Within the quiet chaos of this past [...]

Opening back up, with a but…

KissAble Canine Training & Behavior Reopens KissAble Canine is excited to be opening back up. We are currently working with past clients and a small number of new clients. Please reach out to us if you would like to be scheduled to meet with Lisa at KissAble Canine. Additionally, Lisa will be moving early summer [...]

Support to our Clients

KissAble Canine has decided to postpone in-person dog training and behavior services. We considered current public health conditions and the personal service we provide to our clients, in group lessons and in private sessions. We value our clients, their families and their pets and we feel this decision reflects that. You will be the first [...]

How to have a Spooktacular Howl-o-ween

The ghouls, goblins and tricksters are making their way to your front door soon! Many families enjoy opening that door to a chorus of little masked faces yelling, "Trick or Treat." Then there are the rest of us making plans to avoid all possible treaters or kids. Wishing the night passes, quickly, and without stressing [...]

We are hiring trainers!

KissAble Canine has openings for two trainer positions. Our trainers are highly educated and have a passion for learning and practicing the art and science of canine behavior. They enjoy working with people and are educators at heart. We don't take ourselves too seriously, but seriously love delivering great service to our training clients. You [...]

How do you train a dog to behave at a kids’ sporting event?  

As a trainer, I often get this question from my clients with children.  Is it ok to bring my puppy to the soccer game?  When he’s there all he does is jump on people and try to nip them and it’s hard to manage.  Should I just keep bringing him until he grows out of [...]

Dogsicles Recipe

Your dog will love you for this dogsicle recipe that will help him keep cool in the hot, muggy DC weather. All dogsicles must be supervised and removed when necessary. Ingredients Large plastic container (about 4 times larger than dog's mouth) Water Low/No sodium chicken broth Small dog treats/kibble non-stick spray Dry dog food, or [...]

Neutering & Behavior: the Classroom Response

Every once in a while, during class instruction we get a question that usually requires time, thought and even a thorough discussion about who/what/when/why the dog parent is asking. However, when we are in the middle of teaching a group class, it's a challenge to give a proper answer. So this series of posts will be [...]

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