Recently there has been a lot of press about fake service dogs. Articles are written about how to spot a fake dog. What can you do if you see someone with a fake dog. How easy it is to fake that your dog is a service dog. It has become something of a cause deContinue reading “Yes He’s a Service Dog”
Almost every day I see a Facebook post that someone’s beloved companion has passed away. Each and every time it sends a stabbing pain through my heart. I feel for their suffering and wish I could ease it for them. In just the same manner as those dealing with human loss, these loving caregiversContinue reading “Losing a Beloved Companion”
How ironic that a video of a trainer named Jeff Gellman using a rolled and rubber banded towel to forcible “bonk” a dog would show up on my Facebook page just after I wrote a lengthy blog post on punitive training methods. The full video can be found here. The incident takes place at about theContinue reading “Towel Bonking is Barbaric”
I started writing again a couple of weeks ago for the first time in two years. Began a new blog and have published a couple of articles. Those were both lead-ins to this story I knew I needed to write, but which I have been avoiding. Some of you may have noticed when my blogContinue reading “We Cannot Save Them All-Nor Should We Try”
Alpha Dogs are NOT a Thing Hey people – your dog isn’t a wolf and he/ she isn’t trying to dominate you. Really. And the sooner we stop believing in those lies the better our dogs’ lives will be. Among the recent comments on a post I wrote about shock collars, there were several folksContinue reading “No, Your Dog isn’t Alpha”
Shock Collars are for Lazy Trainers Here’s a question for you: are shock collars a great training tool, part of a “balanced” trainers toolbox or are they unnecessary articles of abuse? Are they a easy way to teach proper behavior in the right hands or are they a method of forcing compliance? I take myContinue reading “Shock Collars are for Lazy Trainers”
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.
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