Dog Behavior
What to do if your dog shows aggression

Dogs display aggressive behaviors for numerous reasons.  Knowing your dog is a key element of recognizing true vicious behavior.  Truly vicious dogs are not welcome in the park and can be identified through a temperament test.  Vicious behavior is defined as biting.  Barking off, on the other hand, is a warning and if calmed will not escalate. If your dog […]

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Barking, growling and howling

Barking, growling and howling are vocalizations and can all be stopped with verbal commands.  All three vocalizations are not allowed inside the dog park. Of course their will be times when your dog will bark, growl and maybe even howl while visiting the dog park. These behaviors are natural after all.  However, while in the park, even when no danger […]

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Dogs enjoy running
Top Dog

Dogs running together may seem to be silly fun and games, but is really a vital element of a healthy life-style.  Dogs of course burn energy any way they can; run circles in the family room or backyard, chew on bones and other items, or if they have a playmate, will wrestle.  These behaviors are normal, but lack exploration. The interaction […]

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Meet and Greet 101

Dogs have many ways by which they communicate.  Treecourt Unleashed allows only dogs that are not considered red-lined.  Red-line dogs are dogs who usually have an unknown history or are overly assertive. Those dogs reveal themselves when first introduced to the park via our “greeting dogs”.  If a dog displays overly aggressive behavior, it is not welcomed to the park. […]

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