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Tips to Safely Socialize Your Adult Rescue Dog

Tips to Safely Socialize Your Adult Rescue Dog

People frequently ask me “How do I socialize my adult rescue dog?” The first thing that comes to mind is “carefully”! I know it sounds trite, but the truth is that it is imperative to ensure your dog’s safety all...

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Top 3 Things You Must Expose Your Puppy to NOW

Top 3 Things You Must Expose Your Puppy to NOW

Puppies are like little blank slates of joy. But, as sweet as they are, we have a very limited amount of time to imprint them so that they grow up to become good canine companions! It is essential that we...

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The Top 6 Most Important Things to Teach Your Puppy

The Top 6 Most Important Things to Teach Your Puppy

Let’s face it, puppies need to learn a lot of things in order to become good family canine companions. However, some things are more crucial to learn early on than others! And, I am a firm believer that puppy training...

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Does Your Dog Not Listen To You?

Does Your Dog Not Listen To You?

Ever wonder if your dog is deaf? Ironically, we hear this a lot in the veterinary world; and ironically, few dogs are actually deaf. Of course deaf dogs exist, but most often we find that it is selective hearing on...

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How To Train A Dog That Isn’t Motivated By Treats

How To Train A Dog That Isn’t Motivated By Treats

I get asked this question ALL the time! Between that and the people who simply don’t want to use treats, because they think treats are bribery….. Ironically, if you use treats correctly, they are far from bribery! Food is also...

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5 Tips to Make Sure Your Dog Is Healthy and Happy

5 Tips to Make Sure Your Dog Is Healthy and Happy

  Having a dog can be one of the most fulfilling things you do in life, but taking care of a dog is a huge commitment. Your furry friend requires not only love and affection, but also care, nourishment, regular...

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Subtle Signs of Dog Aggression: More on Dog Body Language

Subtle Signs of Dog Aggression: More on Dog Body Language

The more I hang out on the Internet, the more horrified I am. Just Google “Dog bites baby” and you will find horrifying videos of diverse breeds of dogs being videotaped, biting children. And, although it is horrifying, in some...

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Not All Dogs Growl or Blatantly Warn Prior to a Serious Bite: A Lesson in Dog Behavior

Not All Dogs Growl or Blatantly Warn Prior to a Serious Bite: A Lesson in Dog Behavior

  I have to deal with the worst parts of canine and human behavior. I see the really devastating and bad situations. I KNOW With Certainty That Not All Dogs Growl or Give Blatant Warnings Prior to a Serious Bite....

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Is My Dog Aggressive or is He Just Afraid?

Is My Dog Aggressive or is He Just Afraid?

I am asked this question fairly often. Most people opt to thinking that their dog is afraid. It is a lot easier for most people to think that their dog is afraid, or fearful, than to curse him with the...

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The Dangers of Dogs and Children

The Dangers of Dogs and Children

There is almost nothing better than the relationship between a dog and a child. However, MOST Adults Don’t Realize How Dangerous Dogs Can Be in Certain Situations! I think we have a romanticized ideal about how dogs and children should...

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