We live on a farm with our dogs and strive to give them the best lives possible through a natural, holistic, healthy and fun lifestyle.  Our magazine includes content from our website categorized according to the following six major areas:  Choosing My DogHealthcare For My DogTraining For My DogNutrition For My DogProducts For My Dog, and Adventures With My Dog. Additional content such as our Events Calendar, and Photos, Videos and Infographics is also included, plus content for our How To Train A Vizsla section.   This is a monthly magazine published digitally and in print by The Light of Dog. Please subscribe your email to receive these digitally from the footer subscribe form on any page of our website.

IN THIS ISSUE

ISSUE # 104  APRIL 2019

Choosing My Dog:  Should we get a puppy or adult dog?

Healthcare For My Dog:  Bad Advice for Pet Hair, Almost Never Recommended | Should You Stay Away From Your Pets if You Have the Flu?

Train My Dog: Keep these in mind about training your dog and you’ll keep your sanity

Nutrition For My Dog: This dog food health tip will literally take you 20-seconds, maybe less | Assess The Nutritional Value of Your Dog Food Using The Dog Food Comparison Worksheet Tool | Dog Food Recalls Directory

Products For My Dog: One of the products we use to naturally help take care of our dog’s teeth | The different ways to use exercise pens makes them indispensable for dog owners.

Adventures With My Dog: What is your dog’s favorite napping spot?

Calendar: New Class!  Capturing The Light of Your Dog: Photography Class With Your Dog |  Classes and Events Schedule

March gave us a mix of all seasons in Colorado on our farm – major snow storms and warm short-sleeves days. This month means preparation for April planting and beginning work out the many outside projects we have to do for the year. We have many new articles this month and also have a new class starting in June: Capturing The Light of Your Dog: Photography Class With Your Dog.

CHOOSING MY NEXT DOG

HEALTHCARE FOR MY DOG

TRAINING FOR MY DOG

NUTRITION FOR MY DOG

PRODUCTS FOR MY DOG

ADVENTURES WITH MY DOG

NEW CLASS
Capturing The Light of Your Dog: Photography Class With Your Dog

Do you want to capture your dog’s personality and his/her authentic moments with quality images? Then this is the class for you! We will go over the tricks of the trade to get great portraits, candids and action shots. This class will not only help you photograph your dog but will also upgrade all your photo skills. Click here for details

JUST FOR FUN

CALENDAR

Upcoming Classes in Highlands Ranch

Our Tuesday evening classes are held outdoors at Redstone Community Park and other locations, all within close proximity to Santa Fe and C-470.  Please note these classes are only held during the spring/summer when longer daylight hours permit us to work outdoors.

  • Juvenile Delinquents/Polite Pooches Combo Class: Tuesdays, 6:00 pm, new class starts April 16; next round starts June 4

Click here for our complete group class & events schedule with available spaces.

Upcoming Classes at The Light of Dog Farm

Our full day of Sunday classes are at The Light of Dog Farm.

  • Puppy Preschool: Sundays 1:15 pm, classes are rolling enrollment, join any time that space is available!
  • Basic Training: Sundays 2:30 pm; new class starts 4/28 & 6/23
  • Juvenile Delinquents Class: Sundays 3:45 pm; new class starts 4/28 & 6/23
  • Intermediate Training: Sundays 10:45 am; new class starts  5/12
  • The Nose Knows: Sundays 12 pm, next round has not yet been scheduled yet
  • Dog Parkour: Sundays 5:00 pm, new class starts 4/28
  • Rabbit Recall: Sundays 12:00 pm, new class starts 4/28
  • Fun & Games Class: next round has not yet been scheduled

Click here for our complete group class & events schedule with available spaces.

Upcoming Events at The Light of Dog Farm

We have open house events on the last Sunday of most months, available for current and past customers and free of charge to attend. Upcoming events are scheduled as follows:

  • April 28
  • May: No Open House
  • June 23

Click here for more details.

WHO IS THE LIGHT OF DOG

About Us

The “Kids”

Zuzu (Greyhound): Social director, personal trainer, and chief protector from potential intruders. Romeo (Vizsla) is still with us in spirit, though we lost him in May 2018.

Wife & Husband

Sue Brown, behavior consultant, dog trainer and writer extraordinaire and Ed Soehnel, dog products and marketing.