I am on a mission to keep dog training fun for humans and their pups. If dog training is EASY & FUN, humans and their dogs will be willing to do the time. Plus – dogs will get trained faster, better and more solidly than practicing the same boring sit/stay/come day after day after day… One of my […]
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 […]
What do you do with your indoor pooch when the outdoor weather is frightful? Read below, and find a list of activities that could be delightful.
Is your dog suddenly ignoring you when you’re outside and has several extra doses of energy? Did he used to come when called and walk OK on leash? Well, your pup just might have Spring Fever and here are the symptoms: