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06/20/2018 09:24 PM
Enjoying a Relaxing Independence Day, or From the Dog’s Perspective: Surviving the Apocalypse
July 4th was always one of my favorite holidays growing up. Where we lived, it was legal to fire off fireworks, and my favorite were the Roman Candles. Independence Day always ended with the customary light show lasting late into … Continue reading

05/18/2018 07:51 PM
A Wolf at Your Door?
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com There are a number of ideas about dogs that have originated in their genetic connection to wolves and our understanding of wolf packs.  Most of these ideas are wrong. We’ve made great strides in the … Continue reading

11/19/2017 04:17 AM
Just a Spoonful of Cat Food
Pilling a dog doesn't have to be a battle Continue reading

11/19/2017 12:10 AM
A great read about remote collars
http://www.companionanimalpsychology.com/2013/06/the-end-for-shock-collars.html?platform=hootsuite&m=1

11/19/2016 02:49 AM
Can You Reinforce a Dog’s Emotional State?
Originally posted on Wilde About Dogs:
I recently received an email asking whether I had any books that addressed how to help a dog who was grieving. Since I don’t, I searched online to find an article that might be…

10/18/2016 04:36 PM
We Are Our Choices
Originally posted on Wilde About Dogs:
On the road today, I noticed a bumper sticker on the car in front of me. It said, “Trump. Clinton. We are our choices.” This struck me, not only because it wasn’t the typical…

08/21/2016 11:49 PM
Just a Spoonful of Cat Food?
Some of you have met my little Killian in past blog entries or on his Facebook page. One thing I don’t talk a lot about with Killian is how incredibly difficult he can be to medicate.  Now, I am not … Continue reading

04/09/2016 04:26 AM
Pet Professional Guild Launches Worldwide Advocacy Program — The Pet Professional Guild
Project Trade encourages pet owners to exchange aversive training devices for discounted force-free training services provided by PPG members Tampa, FL – The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) has launched Project Trade, an international advocacy program that encourages pet owners to … Continue reading

04/04/2016 03:58 AM
What Every Pet Owner Needs To Know About Dog Trainers
Originally posted on Fearfuldogs' Blog:
1. Dog training is an unregulated industry. This means ANYONE can tap themselves on the shoulder with a sword and anoint themselves a; trainer, behaviorist, whisperer, dog psychologist, rehabilitator, nanny, etc. 2. Dog training is…

04/01/2016 02:56 AM
The Problems with Remote Collars
Originally posted on Paws Abilities:
There are many different training methods out there, and each has its pros and cons. Today, I want to talk specifically about the use of remote collars (also known as shock collars or e-collars). Photo…