Covid 19 & CDT, We’re Open and Update 8/20

March 27, 2020 by Conor Davis


WE ARE OPEN! We are trying to make life as normal as possible during these difficult times, so we are here for you and your puppy for what you need!

Bot Homewood and Summit Campus are fully operational and back to normal. The only thing we are not doing right now...

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What Is The Best Age to Start Training My Dog?

September 05, 2014 by Margaret Davis
Categories: New Dog,Tricks,Training

Clients often ask me, "When should I start training my dog? Can old dogs learn new tricks?" The truth is, if you are living with your dog you are already training her! Every word, every, touch, every interaction of any kind is dog training. The real question is what is your dog learning? To...

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Picking the Right Life Jacket for Your Dog

August 06, 2014 by Conor Davis
Categories: Holidays,Travel,Fun,Behavior,Tips

Summer is in full swing. The dog days of summer are upon us. It is hot. The State of Alabama is a great place to be in August, due to the many stunning locales to cool off. In the frenzy of activity to pack up your family and your supplies, things that should be rather high priorities may find...

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CDT Meets Pig!

July 16, 2014 by Margaret Davis
Categories: New Dog,Fun,Training

I have been blessed to work with lots of different dogs in my career - from working with sick dogs at my father's veterinary office, to show dogs here at Creative Dog Training. Last week, I met Pig (The Unusual Dog). Pig is a female mixed-breed dog born with "short spine syndrome". She was born in...

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Take Your Dog To Work Day

June 18, 2014 by Kathleen McAlister

This Friday, June 20th, is the Pet Sitters International's 16th Annual Take Your Dog To Work Day! TYDTWD celebrates the great companions dogs make and promotes their adoptions. The event encourages employers to experience the joys of pets in the workplace for one day to support their local pet...

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Puppy License

June 11, 2014 by Margaret Davis
Categories: Respect,New Dog,Behavior

You will find this useful whether you just brought your dog home or have been living with your dog for 12 years!

Take a sheet of paper – one for each of your dogs. Write at the top of each page the words 'Puppy License'. In the middle of the page write your dog’s name. Fold the paper and put it...

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Vote Demi for Queen!!!

April 30, 2014 by Kathleen McAlister
Categories: Holidays,Fun,Speaking

Our very own Demi is running for Queen of Do Dah Day!

"I Believe in A Treat in Every Bowl and a Home for Every Dog!"

My name is Demi. I am running for Queen of Do Dah Day 2014. I am an 8-year-old Golden Retriever and I work at Creative Dog Training, helping to socially rehabilitate dogs. I spend...

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Easter Tips for Your Dog from CDT!

April 16, 2014 by Damian Davis
Categories: Holidays,Travel,Fun,Behavior,Tips

Fun for the two-legged kids on Easter weekends can cause stress and harm to our four-legged children. Between Easter baskets full of candy (usually chocolate), dyed or plastic eggs hidden in the yard, and friends and family coming and going all day, we need to be proactive towards our pups.


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