Week 1: June 21-  Challenge: Leave It

Week 2: June 27- Challenge: Sit: on a pedestal of some type - in nature, with red, white, and blue

Week 3: July 5- Challenge: Down: in a box, with socks

Week 4: July 12 - Challenge: Relax to the Max: Dog on a bed or couch

Week 5: July 19 - Challenge: Enjoying Ice Cream for National ICe Cream Day

Week 6: July 26 - Challenge: Working Out!: Dog doing a fitness exercise

Week 7: August 2 - Challenge: Earning an Award: Dog with an award, trophy, ribbon or certificate earned - in any activity!

Week 8: August 9 - Challenge: Back to School! Dog doing something "Academic"

Week 9: August 16 - Challenge: Polite Greetings: Your dog using good manners to meet a new person

Week 10: August 23 - Challenge: Green Acres! Dog helping on the farm or meeting a farm species

Week 11: Challenge: Picnics! Dog enjoying a picnic or picnic related game or event

  • Turn up the heat on your dog training skills by participating in our Dog Days of Summer Challenge! Each week there will be a new challenge: an obedience trick, skill, or social experience for your dog.
  • Join us by posting a photo of your dog accepting the challenge. Most creative photo / challenge completion on our Facebook page!
  • Challenges will be listed below!

Dog Days of Summer Challenge! 2015 


Woof and Hoof Challenge - 2017 - 2018

Canine Intelligence: It Might Not Mean What You Think   

Certified Professional Dog Trainer: What Does This Mean for You?

“How Do We Fix This?” Behavior Modification vs Training

FitPaws, Fit Pups

Keep Fido Fit As He Ages

Phy Ed for Fido: Innovative Fitness for You and Your Dog

Can Dogs Smell Fear?

Stress and Anxiety: Not Just a Human Concern

Easing Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety With the Help of a CSAT

Celebrate National Puppy Day!

Spring Cleaning and Repairs With Pets: How to Keep Them Safe

Preventing Lyme Disease in Dogs

Breaking Up and the Dog: How to Recognize and Address Behaviors

The 411 on Pet Insurance

Is Your Dog Ready to Visit a Dog Park?

How to Properly Walk Your Dog

Why Dogs Need to Be Walked

New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Owners

New Year’s Eve and Your Dog

Safe Healthy Gifts for Dogs

Christmas Safety Tips for Your Dog

Hiking With Your Dog

Whining Dog? No Worries!

Keeping Your Pets Safe on Thanksgiving

No Scares Allowed! Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Is Your Dog Diggin' It?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Heartworms?

Why Does My Dog Spin?

What Are These Dogs We Call Retrievers?

Here's How to Find the Right Vet for Fido

How to Handle Your Dog's Submissive Urination

Dog Park Dos and Don'ts

Safe Ways for Kids to Play With Dogs

Beware Obesity in Dogs!

When Your Dog Has Anxiety

Service Dog Differences - Who's Doing What

What to Do When Your Dog Wants to Chew

Keep Your Pup Safe This 4th of July

When Your Dog Gets Car Sick

What Is My Dog Saying?

Benefits of Canine Conditioning and Fitness

Get Your Pup and You Into the Wide World of Dog Sports

Don't Get Bitten! Tips for Keeping Kids Safe Around Dogs

Dog Owner Etiquette? You Bet!

Litter Box Blues Part II

Litter Box Blues Part I

Moving and Your Dog

Toddler 101 for Parents With Dogs

Doggie, Meet Baby

Give Your Dog a Choice

“Shaping” Up Your Pup

House Train Your Puppy Right Using Error-free Training
Learn to Bond With Your Dog Early On

So You Got a Puppy for Christmas — Now What?

Regular exercise is good for humans and dogs. Getting a daily walk off of the property is important for dogs to have some mental stimulation. This contest is to motivate and encourage you to do a "mile a day" with your dog. The goal is modest, and running, jogging, and walking all count! Join us to win prizes for achieving the goal. There is still plenty of time to join the challenge! Email or message your weekly mile reports every Sunday to have your totals updated on the chart, here and on Facebook.  

 WOOF and HOOF Challenge began June 1, 2017

Update: Contest is finished! Seven dogs completed the challenge successfully! Thanks for participating!

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