Archive for the 'Dog Barking ' Category

Reactivity a Response in Misguided Dog Training

Reactivity a Response in Misguided Dog Training

  I like a calm dog, especially when they are inside the house and I am living with them 24/7.  I have a new puppy at my house, and my intention with him is to compete to a very high...

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I Do Not Love Thee, I Possess Thee…

I Do Not Love Thee, I Possess Thee…

There seem to be a lot of people out there who don’t understand dog behavior. They think when someone, some other dog, or something approaches them and their dog gets defensive and wants to bite, that it is an indication...

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Why I Love A Good Muzzle!

Why I Love A Good Muzzle!

Seriously, I love basket muzzles (not the kind they use at the vet that can inhibit breathing and cooling). Basket muzzles can keep dogs alive and other dogs, people, and children safe from a dog that may become aggressive. It...

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How Your Dog’s Extreme Excitement Might Just Lead to a Serious Bite

How Your Dog’s Extreme Excitement Might Just Lead to a Serious Bite

Sounds weird doesn’t it?  How could excitement lead to a bite, in an otherwise normal dog? It is kind of odd, but I see this fairly frequently! People are actually quite the same if you think about it… well except...

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How to Create an Aggressive Dog

How to Create an Aggressive Dog

Okay, so that was a little tongue in cheek… most people don’t want to create an aggressive dog, protective maybe, but that is a whole different article for more on creating a dog that intimidates people click here! But sometimes...

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The Top 5 Reason’s Your Dog is Not Quiet When You Tell Him to Be

The Top 5 Reason’s Your Dog is Not Quiet When You Tell Him to Be

Watch the video and see how much control I have over my mouth of the South.  To watch the “how to’s” of this video go to our Video Vault for this and other helpful dog training videos click here. Another...

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Myth: Let Them Fight It Out

Myth: Let Them Fight It Out

Just typing that sentence makes my blood run cold. I have seen both the behavioral side of this urban legend and I have witnessed the trauma and terror from a veterinary technician’s point of view. Some dogs are able to...

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Jealous Much?

Jealous Much?

I was reminiscing the other day about an incident that happened the last time I added a puppy to the household and thought it might hit home for someone else. My husband and I had just gotten engaged and instead...

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STOP!  I’m going to Bite You; Never Mind…I will go Get Help!

STOP! I’m going to Bite You; Never Mind…I will go Get Help!

Have you ever met this dog? This is the dog that threatens to decapitate you when you go to someone’s house, but when you are in the house he is not sure whether he should rush you and bite you,...

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Would Your Dog Survive an Encounter with Law Enforcement?

Would Your Dog Survive an Encounter with Law Enforcement?

There have been some pretty horrific stories in the media lately about police officers shooting people’s pet dogs. One was a 12 year old Golden Retriever who had simply wandered away from his home.  When the officer went to look...

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