How this dog trainer expanded his business by creating a reactive dog paradise with his land

When Francisco and his wife were looking for a home to call their own, they knew that having lots of outdoor space was more important than the square footage of the actual house. “My wife and I got married and decided to buy a house,” Francisco said, of his Michigan property known as The Farm.Continue reading “How this dog trainer expanded his business by creating a reactive dog paradise with his land”

How this Bellingham retiree is meeting locals and helping dogs with her yard

When Jill retired in the middle of the pandemic in 2020, she realized she could go anywhere and do pretty much anything she wanted. Where did her heart lead her? To Bellingham, Washington, in the same town her daughter calls home. “I had lived in Olympia for over 30 years, but my kids are bothContinue reading “How this Bellingham retiree is meeting locals and helping dogs with her yard”

How this Pacific Northwest landowner transformed their unused land into a dog business

When Grace started out as a host with Sniffspot, she gave herself one month to feel it out and see if it might be a fit for her and her husband. “I watched this video about Sniffspot and thought our property here would be a good thing for it,” she said, of the fully fencedContinue reading “How this Pacific Northwest landowner transformed their unused land into a dog business”

How this popular kennel found a profitable new business with Sniffspot

If there’s one thing Janice knows and understands well, it’s the needs of dogs and their owners, and how to meet those needs. No stranger to the petcare game, Janice, a dog trainer herself, has been running a successful dog boarding and training facility just 30 minutes north of Seattle since 2001. When business slowedContinue reading “How this popular kennel found a profitable new business with Sniffspot”

How this retired couple is supporting their community with their yard

Hal and Colleen haven’t had dogs of their own for a while. Having shared their home with canine companions for 35 of their 42 years together as a couple, the big yard at their house began to feel a bit empty, but adopting a new dog simply isn’t in the cards for now. “We’ve hadContinue reading “How this retired couple is supporting their community with their yard”

How this rural Texas landowner is helping dogs through sharing her land

50 miles north of Dallas, outside of Denton, Texas, Sniffspot host, Carol, values several things in life, two of which are an appreciation for the outdoors, and seeing happy dogs. “I’m a senior citizen,” she said. “I’ve lived at my property for 20 years now, and have a total of 10 acres, which is fencedContinue reading “How this rural Texas landowner is helping dogs through sharing her land”

How this family is affording their dream property through renting it hourly to dogs

Thousand Oaks, California has been a safe haven for Sniffspot host, Jen, since childhood. Having grown up in busy Santa Barbara, Jen, an introvert from an early age, would seek out solitude and serenity away from tourists attractions and droves of people visiting from elsewhere. “My grandparents own 60 acres about a 30 minute driveContinue reading “How this family is affording their dream property through renting it hourly to dogs”

How this Oregon farmer is making a business from renting her land to dogs

Just 20 minutes outside of the busy city of Portland, Oregon, and settled right on the banks of the Columbia River, you’ll find what countless visitors have flocked to the area in search of — mountain views, crisp, clean air, and running water for miles. What you might not expect to find, however, is aContinue reading “How this Oregon farmer is making a business from renting her land to dogs”

How this retired special agent created a dog paradise from an empty lot

Maurice has always poured tremendous energy into helping those in need. He chose a career that took on some of the most difficult challenges anywhere as a special agent with Homeland Security investigations. He was supervisory special agent of the child exploitation group for 13 years, after working as a narcotics agent, and serving sevenContinue reading “How this retired special agent created a dog paradise from an empty lot”

The Pocket Guide to Flyball for Dogs

* All Sniffspot articles are reviewed by certified trainers for quality, please see bottom of article for details * Ever wished your dog could spend an afternoon running as fast as they can, jump over obstacles, and retrieve balls alongside other canine friends? It may sound like an unbelievably specific set of criteria, but anyoneContinue reading “The Pocket Guide to Flyball for Dogs”