If puppies have plenty of proper toys to play with, it is easy to teach them to ‘leave-it’ and ‘drop-it’ and tell them “all done” when it comes to the items we don’t want them chewing.
For those of you who don’t subscribe to the PleaseDon’tBitetheBaby blog, I am cross-posting: Once again Pat Miller CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA has written a lovely article for the Whole Dog Journal that offers families with dogs some great tips on keeping kids and dogs safe around each other. If you subscribe to The Whole Dog Journal, […]
Resource Guarding can be one of the trickiest behavioral issues to modify and manage because there are so many variations. Some dogs only guard their food Some guard toys Some guard bones Some guard anything that hits the floor Some guard whatever it was they just stole Regardless of what your dog guards and to […]
It is not uncommon for clients to ask me where their dog should sleep. Wayfair (the online retailer) apparently wanted to know too. They did some research, reached out to various dog training professionals, and the result was the article, “Dreaming Dogs, The Most Common Places Dogs Catch Z’s” After they compiled the numbers polled […]
Dr Frank Adams of SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio has a great show each month called “Pets and your Health.” I was flattered to be invited to speak with them again yesterday, March 7th about puppies and all the questions that come with having a new puppy. This a wonderful show (not just because they like me) but because […]