Aimee Sadler was in town this month showing the staff & volunteers at Jackson County Animal Shelter how to run doggie playgroups. She focused on dog social styles and how to match compatible dogs. There are roughly five dog social styles according to Aimee (and – can you tell which one your dog has?) Dog Social – really enjoys the […]
Did you know that the more a dog uses his brain the more likely he is to control his emotions? This is what Anders Hallgren says in his book: “Stress, Anxiety & Aggression in Dogs”. I applied this concept to a stressful moment with my dog Simon and within 10 minutes he was relaxed and […]
Have you been out walking Spot–or at least trying? Is he pulling you down the street, or back & forth on the sidewalk trying to sniff everything? How’s a person supposed to get any exercise around here? If you are having trouble with pup on leash, keep reading below for my latest tips.
Does it seem like your dog has ADD? Is it hard to hold his attention or get him to STAY put for even a few seconds? Does he lunge, bark, jump, sniff and then pee all with in two seconds? Well, there are several things you can do to get your life back:
Can’t leave your pooch alone? Is he shredding, chewing, barking or worse?… Below are some ways to help your dog learn to be alone.