Achieving Dog Training Success With 18 “Don’ts”

Achieving Dog Training Success With 18 “Don’ts”

A well-trained dog usually leads a happier and healthier life, while also helping their owner enjoy a lifelong companion. Dog training, basic obedience, house and potty training are therefore essential to a dog’s education. (more…)

A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes

A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes


Sawyer is 10 years old and was diagnosed with brain cancer. He had a tumor removed and received radiation. His latest MRI came back clean and Sawyer is in remission.

Sawyer became part of the Make a Wish Foundation and his dream was to get a puppy! Red Fern Companions is honored that one of our sweet English Golden Retriever puppies was the chosen companion for this awesome boy. (more…)

RFC April 2018 Newsletter

Here’s a peak into our RFC April 2018 Newsletter. Click on the links to see the whole newsletter! (more…)

The Golden Retriever: Is it the Right Dog for Your Family?

The Golden Retriever: Is it the Right Dog for Your Family?


When looking for a dog for your family, choosing a breed  is an extremely important decision, and not just any breed, but the right breed of dog. With several hundred dog breeds to choose from, the options for you and your family are almost limitless. (more…)

Traveling with Your Dog

Traveling with Your Dog

Traveling can be a blast, but it can also be stressful! Here are some simple tips to make your next cross-country, or home-state trip, more fun for you and your pup.

Traveling for vacation, to visit family or friends, or to move can be exciting! It’s a new adventure, and when you get (more…)

Doggy Day Care – Pros and Cons

Convenient as they are, doggy daycare centers are the top place for bad behaviors to show themselves and really settle in. It’s vital that you have a well-educated staff to make sure your pet is safe, healthy, and learning while you’re away. (more…)

Dog Parks: Safety, Health, and Humans

Dog Parks: Safety, Health, and Humans

Dog parks are a great way to exercise and socialize your dog! There are other dogs to play with, people to meet, and new games to play! But, when we go to the park there are a few rules that should be followed by everyone, and especially by new visitors. (more…)

The Subtitles: Using Body Language to Help Your Dog Learn

The Subtitles: Using Body Language to Help Your Dog Learn

There comes a time in a trainer’s career that he or she begins to understand that we spend a lot more time as translators than we do as trainers. It’s our job to show a dog what certain words in the human world mean to them, and also to show humans what certain behaviors mean in a dog’s world (and sometimes ours too).  (more…)

How much exercise does your dog need?

How much exercise does your dog need?

Both physical and mental exercises are important for all dogs. Your dog’s age, fitness, and breed are all factors to consider when you’re setting up your dog’s exercise regimen. (more…)

How Young Can a Puppy Be Trained?

How Young Can a Puppy Be Trained?

This is the most common question we get! And the answer may be surprising.

For some reason, it seems to be common belief that puppies can’t or shouldn’t be trained until they are about 4months old. Some people will even tell me six months! But, the truth is, if you wait this long to start training and (more…)