Thinking about Dogs as If They Were People: Is Anthropomorphism a Sin? | Psychology Today
OK after readng Temple Grandin’s Animals in Translation, and being almost done with the book Merle’s Door… I think rethinking the idea of Anthropomorphism might be a good thing! Not to the point of crazyness, but to a point where we at least think about…
Comments on “Alpha” Dominance Theory – Whole Dog Journal Article
I get phone calls and emails from folks asking how to become a dog trainer? Well this article would be a great place to start your research. For that matter if you like dogs, enjoytraining or just want to learn a little bit more on…
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Now, this is something I had never heard of before. If there are any vets in the KC area with info on this please comment and let us know!!! Veterinarians Recommend Flu Shots for Certain Dogs – ABC News#.TsZA7_F-FqJ#.TsZA7_F-FqJ#.TsZA7_F-FqJ
Is there a right way and wrong way for dogs to greet each other?
Interesting take on how to let dogs meet and say hello to each other! Is there a right way and wrong way for dogs to greet each other?
Dog Saves New Family Six Hours After Being Adopted – Animal News: Animal Planet
Ok, so I am not saying that this is common in all adopted dogs, but it is a great story to encourage the adopt not shop idea 🙂Dog Saves New Family Six Hours After Being Adopted – Animal News: Animal Planet
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NO NO Bucket
OK many of you have taken my classes and loved learning the command “Leave it” but in class we use treats to teach the command… Many have asked, what about if the dog is great at leaving treats alone but still wanting to grab, destroy Read more →
Covid-19 Corona Virus…Possible Puppy/Dog Issues As We Return to Normal
There are a lot of new puppy owners or even older dog owners out there and many are finding it really hard to socialize their pups in this world of social distancing and in-home confinement during this Covid-19 scenario… I have talked to several trainers Read more →
Muscle Memory, In regard to Reactivity/Aggression….
OK while I guess you could say this blog is about generalizing an idea, which I really try not to do… I think this is one is really important to the idea of reactivity/aggression in dogs on leash… I need folks to really grasp how Read more →
Another way to look at Over-Stimulation…SURVIVAL MODE!!!
OK this blog is really about reactivity, but it also has to do with all dogs and the topic of over-stimulation… You have most likely read my blog on over stimulation (if not click here) but when a dog gets over stimulated, they really enter Read more →
Owner Absent Behaviors
OK so just what do I mean by “owner absent” behaviors? Well they are behaviors that occur when the owner is not around! Now let’s talk about why that is even important? Well when a behavior happens when we are not around that behavior is Read more →
I Don’t Have Time…
OK, so this is a blog I have been wanting to write for a while now, but I just know that some people will probably not take kindly to it… Some trainers might not even like it and some potential clients might even choose not Read more →
Fear Periods and Socialization
OK, this is a pretty darn important topic… Fear periods! What are they? When do they happen? What does it mean to you and your pup and why are there so many things we see in articles with different, names, time ranges and even descriptions? Read more →
So What Happens After Socialization?
OK everyone (or at least all my clients know) YOU HAVE TO SOCIALIZE A PUPPY!!! But there is a very significant, important and critical follow up question…. What needs to happen after socialization? Well most agree that the critical social development period for a puppy Read more →
Podcast – Why should you hand feed your pet?
Why should you hand feed your pet? SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 LISTEN NOW The 12 Minute D.O.G. PodcastDoes your pet have issues? 🙂 Don’t worry, most do in some form or another. Learn why hand feeding your dog can help with many issues and build your Read more →
Dog Bowl Aggression, and the Wonderful Resource We Waste Everyday…Part 2!!!
Dog Bowl Aggression, and the Wonderful Resource We Waste Everyday…Part 2!!! The last post gave you the skinny on the problem behaviors that food bowl aggression can lead to and why they happen. The next three posts will provide some options for ways to incorporate Read more →
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