TAILS FROM AROUND TOWN

It’s a dog’s world, and we’re just living in it. Get the scoop on the latest hound happenings, pick up some training tips, and read remarkable stories from pups and the people that love them.

Chester & Rodney – Pull!

Who invented frisbees? Whoever did so should be knighted, or dayed, or whatever. What’s so great about frisbees, you ask? Well, if you have to ask, you’ve clearly never played with one. What could be greater than a flying disc? I really enjoy chasing them…

Veterans’ Day 2018 – I’ll Stand By You

Each year on Veterans’ Day, Three Dog Bakery donates 15% of the sales of all TDB branded treats from every outlet to FISH – (Friends in Service of Heroes). Established in 2013, FISH is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans. To date, they have provided…

Show Me The Love! Did You Hear That?

When I started competing with my dog Chester in agility trials, I was pleased that he was not concerned about the sounds around him. Dogs barked, people yelled, the teeter banged, but Chester didn’t even react to these sounds. He was unfazed until someone got…

Veterans’ Day 2018 – Four-Legged Comfort

Each year on Veterans’ Day, Three Dog Bakery donates 15% of the sales of all TDB branded treats from every outlet to FISH – (Friends in Service of Heroes). Established in 2013, FISH is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans. To date, they have provided…

Helping Pets Impacted by Hurricane Florence

As North Carolina cleans up from one of the worst storms to hit the state in decades, Three Dog Bakery Lake Norman teamed up with Three Dog Bakery Support Center to help dogs in the storm-ridden areas of North Carolina. “We’re passionate about happy, healthy…

Ready. Set. Let’s Go! The Bodyguard

Schutzhund is a German word meaning guard dog or protection dog.  Schutzhund training refers to working with a dog to channel his guarding instinct.  During this training, a dog will also learn to control natural behaviors and work as a team with his handler.  American…

Taste Fall At Our Bakeries

Harvest Flavors Are Here OUR PUMPKIN TREATS & APPLE TREATS ARE RIPE FOR THE PICKING! We don’t know if it is the cooler weather or the crunch of the leaves underfoot, but fall treats just seem to taste better! When fall arrives, our pastry chefs…

Chester & Rodney – Wanna Bet?

Yet another exciting adventure for the Potter pups. This time I convinced Hudson to take a bus south. I saw a show on gambling and wanted to try my luck at the craps table. Plus, I’d always heard the term “southern hospitality” and wanted to…

Show Me The Love – Wash n’ Dry

Many dogs love water, puddles, lakes, the ocean. That doesn’t mean they want to be bathed. Sadly, baths are a fact of every dog’s life or, at least, they should be.The most important piece of advice I can offer here is that you should not…

Ready, Set, Let’s Go – How You Doin’

One of the most rewarding activities you can undertake with your dog is certifying him as a therapy dog. Therapy dogs are not to be confused with service dogs, even though both can at times provide similar functions. Service dogs are trained to provide a…

Chester & Rodney – Movin’ On Out

Oh boy, what an adventure Hudson and I had! You see, a few months ago, I decided it was high time for me to get out of dodge, or at least time for me to move out of the family home. I’d been feeling somewhat stifled since the twerp arrived, and getting a bachelor pad […]

Show Me the Love! Social Butterfly

In 1961, Daniel Freedman, Orville Elliott, and Josh King published a study on Puppies in Science magazine. They took five litters of Cocker Spaniels and three litters of Beagles and conducted an isolation experiment. All of the litters and their mothers were kept in a fenced in, one-acre field without any human contact whatsoever. They […]