In the world of dog training there are so many views, options and practices that one could utilize to help with one’s dog. It really is mind-boggling when one goes to decide what to do or train. It is often drilled into the novice dog owner’s mind that going to training classes, where you are… Read More Tiny Tips For Successful Dog Training
This post, originally published in Oct. 2015, has been updated and is republished. It is an accepted belief of some that certain dog breeds are not very smart. These breeds are generally listed on the dog intelligence list at about # 40 or higher – mostly higher. One of these breeds is the French Bulldog.… Read More French Bulldog Agility Training: Is It Possible?
Most of the time when we humans interact with our dogs we have the mindset that what we say goes. The dog must comply with our wishes even if it is something that the dog dislikes. This especially applies to things we HAVE to do to our dogs such as vet visits, nail clipping, grooming,… Read More Teaching Your Dog A “Consent” Behaviour
This July, my Ira, who is two years old now, was diagnosed with a mild form of Mega-Esophagus. This is simply an enlargement of the esophagus which makes it difficult for the dog to swallow food. It can be in only portions of the esophagus, (or in one part as in Ira’s case thankfully) or… Read More Dealing With Mega-Esophagus In Dogs
Emotional control can be difficult for us humans. Emotions are contagious and quick to arise. When you see someone arguing or fighting, you most often either want to hide or feel like joining in the fight. The adrenaline rush can be almost overpowering. This may be something like what your dog experiences when he sees… Read More Changing A Dog’s Reactivity By Controlling Yours