The Dog Blog

April 20, 2020 by megan

We have had so many people–clients and former clients, fellow dog professionals, vendors, and friends–reaching out to see if we are OK and if our employees are OK. We are grateful for the warmth and humanity we have encountered even as we are physically cut off from people during the NY PAUSE. Doggedly Devoted and…

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December 3, 2018 by megan

Basic Obedience Course Doggedly Devoted owner and certified dog trainer Megan Coryat will be teaching a 5-week Beginner Level Obedience class for dogs and their humans at Harlem Doggie Day Spa. The course will run for five consecutive Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm, January 16 through February 13 at the Harlem Doggie Day Spa play…

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Some preliminary thoughts on the experience of caring for my elder dog… One day in the spring of 2006, when I had first adopted Lexie, and we were proudly trotting through our Brooklyn neighborhood, working on loose leash walking and looking for the right place to poop (Lexie, not me!), I was struck hard by…

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Doggedly Devoted owner and certified dog trainer Megan Coryat will be teaching a 5-week Beginner Level Obedience class for dogs and their humans.  The course will run for five consecutive Tuesday evenings at 7:30 pm, March 7 through April 11 (no class March 21). The cost for the course is $245. Registration is now open .  Registration is limited…

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February 8, 2017 by megan

Loose-leash walking is one of our most-requested training topics.  Get ready for spring walks with a 90-minute workshop on loose leash walking and safety on the city sidewalks on Saturday, February 18 from 2 to 3:30 pm. The cost is $50 per training team (one dog and up to two humans). Enrollment is limited. Email us to RSVP.

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January 11, 2017 by megan

Our hearts go out to BJ, Rosie’s devoted owner. Rosie passed away peacefully in BJ’s arms on January 10, 2017. Rosie lived with BJ all her life. She would have been 17 years old on February. Rosie has been charming Doggedly Devoted staff, clients, and social media followers for the past year and half since she…

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January 5, 2017 by megan

In this workshop dogs and their humans will have the opportunity to become familiar with some pieces of agility equipment, including jumps, a tire obstacle, a tunnel, and pause table. This workshop is for dogs that are about 30 pounds and under. A relaxed class format will allow dogs to move at their own pace, and…

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December 27, 2016 by megan

We were shocked and saddened to hear from Cole’s family that Cole passed away yesterday, December 26, 2016. After a trip to the vet for an upset tummy, Cole had been diagnosed just before Christmas with lymphoma, and his deterioration was rapid and surprising. Cole was truly a delight and a good. Our hearts go…

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December 15, 2016 by megan

To celebrate National Train Your Dog Month, join Doggedly Devoted owner and certified dog trainer Megan Coryat for a basic or intermediate obedience class at Doggedly Devoted. Basic Obedience will be a 5-week class for dogs and their humans Wednesday nights at 7:30 pm, January 4 through February 1. The cost for the course is $245.  Registration is now open.  Registration is…

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December 9, 2016 by megan

We had so much fun on our first field trip that we decided to do it again! .Doggedly Devoted Manager Stacey will be leading this field trip to Harriman State Park on Friday, December 16. Attendees will get to hike with her in this beautiful state park and walk off those extra holiday treats!  This trip is…

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