Search Results for: Melissa Grant

Does your Pooch Come when Called? How to Have a Reliable Recall with your Dog

In her latest column, North Bend resident and dog trainer for Miss Lola's Academy, Melissa Grant, offers up a springtime refresher course on getting your pooch to come when … [Read more...]

The Plight of the Pit Bull: Maligned, Misidentified and Banned

In her latest column, North Bend resident and dog trainer for Miss Lola's Academy, Melissa Grant, examines the plight of the Pit Bull breed.... and just how the breed developed a 'bad rep' and just how often … [Read more...]

Drum Roll Please: Most Popular Dog Breeds in Snoqualmie Valley, and Across Country

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola’s Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant, examines what are the most popular dog breeds right here in the Snoqualmie Valley. Did your … [Read more...]

Where Can My Dog Go? Pet Friendly Valley Businesses and Places Where Fido will get the Boot

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at  Miss Lola’s Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant takes an in-depth look at local businesses where your dog is welcome and the laws that govern … [Read more...]

Chance to Meet the Karelian Bear Dogs in Person, January 2nd

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, learns about the special dogs used by the Department of Fish and Wildlife to help keep local bears in the wild and out of … [Read more...]

Fido Wrapped up with a Bow on Top | The Do’s and Don’ts of Giving a Pet as a Holiday Gift

In her latest column, North Bend resident, pet trainer at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, offers up some great advice regarding giving a pet as a holiday gift.  Yes, such a present can create great memories, but it … [Read more...]

One Dog Trainers Path to Positive Training, No More Fear and Force

North Bend resident and pet trainer at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, gets very personal in her latest column, explaining her path to becoming a positive dog trainer, which included injuring her own dog along the … [Read more...]

The Halloween ‘Do’s-and-Don’ts’ for Dogs and Cats

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, offers tips for keeping your pets happy, safe and without stress this Halloween night - and shares some … [Read more...]

Meet Moe, Learn from His Tragic Story

In this week's column, North Bend resident and pet training guru at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, recounts a tragic local pet death with the hope of educating more owners and keeping more pets … [Read more...]

Stop the Barking! The Barking ‘Burb’ Dog Blog

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, tackles the topic that sometimes can cause friction between neighbors - dog barking.  Melissa offers info, tips and even … [Read more...]

Canine Trail Etiquette: Walking with your Dog on Woodland Trails

North Bend resident and pet trainer at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, takes on a dog etiquette topic in her latest column. As many Snoqualmie Valley residents take their dogs on local trail walks, the topic was … [Read more...]

Dog Parks and Off-Leash Areas in the Snoqualmie, North Bend

[Guest article by North Bend resident and professional pet trainer for Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant.] Whew, what a difficult article this has been to write. I started off intending to write about Three Forks … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: These are a Few of My Favorite [DOG] Things…

I have been a pup parent for the last 13 years and a professional dog trainer for the past ten years.  Over those years I’ve come across things that I use time after time for practical or entertainment … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: ‘Little Dog’ Syndrome, Is it Real?

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer for Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, explores 'Little Dog Syndrome,' examining if it's real and why on earth it seems to … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: 10 Reasons NOT to Get a Dog

It's so easy to think of all the (emotional) reasons to get a dog.  This week expert pet trainer for LeChic Pet and North Bend resident, Melissa Grant, takes us on a journey examining some reasons NOT to get a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: Pet Dental Health Tips, Learn to Brush those Doggie Teeth

In her newest post, pet trainer for Le Chic Pet, North Bend resident and dog guru, Melissa Grant, teaches local pet owners pet dental health tips - and how to brush those doggie teeth! … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: Taking the Mystery out of Clipping your Dog’s Toenails

In her newest post, pet trainer for Le Chic Pet, North Bend resident and dog guru, Melissa Grant, teaches local dog owners the art of managing their own dog's nails - and the importance of it. … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: Top Ten Ways New Dog Owners Sabotage a Successful Training Outcome

Have a new puppy?  Planning on a new pooch as a 2013 holiday surprise?  If so, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, has some advice when it comes to training the newest member of … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: How to Control your Dog around Holiday Visitors

In her latest column, pet trainer for LeChic Pet and North Bend resident, Melissa Grant, offers pet owners some great advice to help keep your favorite furry friend from spending the holiday gathering jumping … [Read more...]

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