The Primal Blog


All to often we come across people contemplating the need of training for their dog(s). The truth is YES! Your dog needs training and yes! You definitely need to find training from a professional dog trainer (not Google, YouTube or your uncle that has big dogs and watches Cesar Millan). The matter of training for your dog should not depend on the thought process of if you think your dog needs training or not, but thought about more in the context of where they're going to go for training. Just as you would research which school to send your children to, you should do the same with your dog. Your dogs need to have both mental and physical exercise everyday and in a way that fits them best. 

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New Episodes From Raising Hell, Ask Primal Canine & The 2016 LA Pet Expo

Just in case you haven't been keeping up with the latest from our web series, here you go!! 

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Primal Canine 2yr Anniversary Video

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported us and to everyone who has supported us from the beginning. Also thank you to the sponsors of our 2year event Konjoe Burger Bar, Whole Foods Blossom Hill, Cung Le, Organic Fitness and Willow Glen Pet Hospital . 

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Dog As A Family Member [Infographic]

Take a look at this interesting Infographic from DogHQ, Enjoy! 

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#DIY: How to Make a T-Shirt Dog Toy

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As humankind’s most loyal and steadfast friend, dogs share many qualities with people. Both understand moods of those around them, both enjoy sleeping on the bed, and both dogs and people get into trouble when they’re bored. With a couple old t-shirts and a pawsin your day, you can make a quick and easy toy to prevent that mischievous boredom in your canine companion. Who knows? Your pooch might find your handmade creation quite… fetching.


For this project, the only things you need are two t-shirts and a pair of scissors. Have a couple old shirts lying around with a stain or two? This is the perfect project to reuse them!

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Start by cutting little 2-3” wide slits at the base of your shirts. After you’ve cut your slits, just rip along the slit and your t-shirt will have the perfect strips of fabric for the next step.

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Gather your t-shirt strips and tie off one end. Divide your strips into thirds and braid them together.

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Once you’ve braided down to the other end, tie up the bottom and cut any straggling t-shirt strips.

Whether this toy comes in handy during an epic tug-of-war battle or serves as a distraction to keep your pooch’s mind from wandering to the smelly trash can and dreams of gnawing the legs off the couch– it’s a simple and fun way to make something special for your four-legged friend.