The Dog Blog

New Puppy Checklist: Essential Beginnings

New Puppy Checklist: Essential Beginnings

  Welcoming a new puppy into your life is filled with overwhelming joy and a fair share of responsibility, but there could be a new puppy checklist or online puppy training course to help! Did you know that puppies go through their most critical development...

How Long Does it Take to Train a Service Dog

How Long Does it Take to Train a Service Dog

  Service dogs play a pivotal role in the lives of many individuals with disabilities, but how long does it take to train a service dog? These dedicated animals offer more than just companionship; they provide essential support that can transform the daily...

The Vital Role of Psychiatric Service Dog Tasks

The Vital Role of Psychiatric Service Dog Tasks

  In the world of dog training, one of the most specialized and impactful areas is the training of psychiatric service dogs tasks. These service dogs are not just ordinary pets; they are trained professionals with a specific set of skills tailored to assist...

How Much Does It Cost to Train a Service Dog?

How Much Does It Cost to Train a Service Dog?

  How much does it cost to train a service dog? Imagine having a loyal companion by your side, not just for companionship, but to assist you in navigating the world around you. This is the reality for many individuals with disabilities, thanks to the incredible...

Northern Breed Group Dogs: The Majestic North

Northern Breed Group Dogs: The Majestic North

  Welcome, dog lovers! Today, we're embarking on a journey to the frosty regions of the world, home to some of the most unique and fascinating canine breeds, the Northern Breed Group dogs. These dogs, known for their resilience and captivating beauty, have a rich...

Training Your Dog for the Hawaiian Climate: Tips and Tricks

Training Your Dog for the Hawaiian Climate: Tips and Tricks

When it comes to dog training, the environment plays a significant role. This is particularly true in unique climates like Hawaii. The Aloha State offers a tropical paradise that's not just appealing to humans, but also to our furry friends. However, the unique...

Six Techniques to Redirect or End Your Dog’s Unwanted Barking

Six Techniques to Redirect or End Your Dog’s Unwanted Barking

Barking is one of the most common forms of communication used by dogs, but let's be honest, it can be annoying, especially when you're trying to watch your favorite show or have a conversation with someone. But fear not! There are a ton of techniques you can use to...

Dog Breeds Trained By Balanced Obedience & Puppy Matchmaking

Dog Breeds Trained By Balanced Obedience & Puppy Matchmaking

Balanced Obedience Has Trained the Dog Breeds Listed Below We can offer you assistance in choosing the right dog breed for you and how to pick the right puppy for what you are looking for.  If the breed you are interested is not listed below, I can still help you...

Dog Laws-Hawaii

Dog Laws-Hawaii

For the City & County of Honolulu, it is against the law for a dog to bark constantly for 10 minutes, or 30 minutes on and off, to the disturbance of others. However, it shall not be deemed to be an animal nuisance if, at the time the animal is making any noise, a...

Dog Friendly Parks on Oahu, Hawaii

Dog Friendly Parks on Oahu, Hawaii

Where Can I Walk My Dog in Waikiki? Leashed dogs are welcome on county sidewalks. However, store and mall-front areas are often private property. The oceanfront walkway from Queen’s Beach to the Waikiki Aquarium does not allow pets as its county park property so best...

Service Dog Info

Service Dog Info

  The Difference Between a Service Dog, a Therapy Dog, and Emotional Support Animals. Free trained service dog candidate with enrollment of training from Balanced Obedience. Fill out the prospective owner form for more information. Service Dogs Service dogs are...

Rules for Service Dogs

Rules for Service Dogs

  Title III, 28 CFR Section 36.104, grants access rights to Service Dog teams to areas open to the public. This includes restaurants, hotels, taxis & shuttles, public transit, grocery & department stores, hospitals & medical offices, theaters, health...

Dog Friendly Beaches in Hawaii

Dog Friendly Beaches in Hawaii

ALLOWED on Leash in All Beach Areas Aukai Beach Hauula Gray’s (Halekulani) Beach Waikiki Haleaha Beach Punaluu Hanakailio Beach Kahuku Kaalawai Beach Diamond Head Kahala Beach Kahala Kahuku Golf Course Beach Kahuku Kaihalulu Beach Kahuku Kailua Beach Kailua Kaipapau...

Potty Training Tips

Potty Training Tips

  Get your puppy off on the right paw! Sabrina provides you with really helpful tips on how to house train a dog. Professional potty training tips for $1 Preview of day one of the 30-day puppy makeover Helpful tips to teach your puppy how to go potty outside...

Dog Models and Dog Movie Stars

Dog Models and Dog Movie Stars

“Louis is the newest Tori Richard model! He was AMAZING and so well behaved at his first photoshoot! Thanks to Sabrina, he’s a very poised boy!!” “Sabrina, Louis is just the best. We are so enjoying him. Thank you for all you’ve done to help us make him an important...