Many active dogs (ones who are particularly adventurous and love things to do) can be sensitive, perhaps even fearful. This can have implications when people arrive at your house. This issue often stems from fear: they fear the people coming to the house, and may feel territorial about that person crossing the threshold... or just being in the vicinity of it. My dog Mort is … [Read more...] about Dog behavior questions: dog hates people coming to our house – what should I do?
Are you searching for a good dog trainer, great dog training classes, or a dog training school to address behavior issues, train your dog to do things, or just have fun with your dog? How do you know that the obedience school for dogs you just wrote down uses the right techniques to train your dog? How do you know that dog trainer or training school won't make matters … [Read more...] about How to find a good dog trainer or dog training classes: Victoria Stilwell exclusive video
We were incredibly lucky to hear Victoria Stilwell speak at the Better With Pets summit in New York, where she spoke about positive dog training. Specifically she went over many of the myths and facts about positive dog training, and where we're headed if we don't improve our relationship with dogs. Victoria Stilwell is a well known for her TV program on positive dog training, … [Read more...] about The Myths and Facts about Positive Dog Training: Victoria Stilwell’s presentation at #BetterWithPets
New technologies are being used to address psychological issues in dogs, including separation anxiety. A new device, called the iCPooch Internet Pet Treat Dispenser, is helping dogs deal with separation anxiety in a new an innovated way: two way video, with an integrated treat delivery system. That's right: you can ask your dog for a "sit" while being on the other side of the … [Read more...] about How to deal with separation anxiety in dogs: Brooke Martin and the icPooch
Have you had or known a dog who air snaps, bites... or qualifies as having a severe biting problem? The following question is from a person with a Golden Retriever puppy, only 10 months old. The owner is complaining: this puppy keeps biting me. What would you do in this situation? It's a tough call, but a call does need to be made. Read on to understand the situation, and see … [Read more...] about My Golden Retriever puppy keeps biting me: what do I do? #FridayForums