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Why I Recommend A Veterinary Behaviorist NOT a Dog Trainer

Why I Recommend A Veterinary Behaviorist NOT a Dog Trainer

I get a lot of aggression questions. I suppose that is because there are a lot of dogs that have aggression issues and sometimes we even create aggression in our dogs by over correcting them, beating them, or even just...
How to Socialize an Aggressive Dog

How to Socialize an Aggressive Dog

When you have a dog that just cannot handle other people or other dogs, then you might be wondering how to socialize an aggressive dog. See, socializing an aggressive dog is kind of a tricky statement because I don’t think...
Aggressive Yorkie? Here’s the Fix

Aggressive Yorkie? Here’s the Fix

When you think of the Yorkshire terrier, an aggressive Yorkie probably doesn’t immediately come to mind. However, the Yorkshire terrier is one of the breeds that is prone to aggression – they just aren’t often taken seriously for it.  Think...
How to Stop Dog Humping

How to Stop Dog Humping

I have had a surprising number of questions lately regarding, of all things, how to stop dog humping! So, let’s talk about it! Though a dog humping an object, another dog, or a human is a part of many off-color...
Overprotective Dogs and Why You Don’t Want One

Overprotective Dogs and Why You Don’t Want One

I get variations of this question all the time: “Why isn’t my dog protective of me and my things?” Husband or wife; “How can I make him protect me, my family and my things?” People who have a friendly or...
How To Stop Dogs From Barking At the Door (Step 1)

How To Stop Dogs From Barking At the Door (Step 1)

Most dogs go nuts at the door. The doorbell rings and the dog loses his mind! Your dog barks at people, he spits, he spins, and loses all control of himself. He ignores all his commands. The only thing he...
Littermate Syndrome

Littermate Syndrome

  I love puppies!  I absolutely LOVE puppies.  In some ways, I LIVE for puppies.  I have made a career out of puppy and dog training for the past 25 years. I even love being smothered at the bottom of...
How Dog Training Techniques Have Changed and Need to Change Back

How Dog Training Techniques Have Changed and Need to Change Back

There are a lot of dog trainers out there, I mean A LOT! And, let me be the first to say that not all dog trainers are created equally. The dog training world has been going through some interesting changes...
The Best Dog Noise Anxiety Treatments

The Best Dog Noise Anxiety Treatments

Not all dogs are as outgoing or as bombproof as I feel they used to be many years ago.  I think that fewer puppies are being socialized by pet owners the way they need to be and in the time...
How To Deal With Dog Aggression Within Your Pack

How To Deal With Dog Aggression Within Your Pack

Interestingly, my dogs fought two days ago. So, it is with great authority that I write this article. I mean, I suppose I should be ashamed, or I should keep that information to myself so people don’t ever realize that...