Archive for the 'Dog Behavior ' Category

When and Why I Recommend Drugs for Help With Your Dog’s Behavior

When and Why I Recommend Drugs for Help With Your Dog’s Behavior

Have you ever taken a drug? Have you had sore muscles and taken a Tylenol or Ibuprofen? Have you ever needed antibiotics? Have you needed medication because a part of your body wasn’t performing the way it should; for instance...

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But He Should Love Every Dog; A Lesson on Sociability

But He Should Love Every Dog; A Lesson on Sociability

Do you like every person you have ever met? Do you like all people immediately? Or are there some people that immediately turn you off? Have you ever liked someone and then changed your mind? Have you ever disliked someone...

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Recognizing Stress in Your Dog Training

Stress is inevitable. We all suffer from stress. From where did I put my hair tie, to whether or not you know where the next meal is coming, all of these range on a scale of “stress”. Most of us...

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How Inbreeding Can Create Sensory Disorders in Dogs

How Inbreeding Can Create Sensory Disorders in Dogs

I have a lot of theories on dog behavior and WHY we see certain behaviors in dogs. I wish I had the money to do some studies so that my theories could be proven or disproven, but for now I...

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Music to Soothe the Savage Beast; Must it be Classical?

Music to Soothe the Savage Beast; Must it be Classical?

I saw the funniest thing just the other day on one of my favorite shows called “Brain Games”, I was getting ready to write this article anyway when they did an experiment on whether listening to Mozart made people smarter....

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Weighing in on the Malinois or “MAX” Controversy

Weighing in on the Malinois or “MAX” Controversy

As the new movie MAX gets ready to come out, I have mixed feelings. I used to get excited every time I saw a Malinois on TV or in film. Then it started happening more regularly. Person of Interest regularly...

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Defensive Dog Handling

Defensive Dog Handling

I got a very disturbing reply to one of my articles today. Let me explain, it wasn’t “really disturbing” but it is disturbing to me! I see the horrors of the dog world. Most people see pictures and videos of...

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Consistency, the Critical Ingredient to Any Dog Training

Consistency, the Critical Ingredient to Any Dog Training

Consistency, we don’t usually have it. Humans are odd mammals… we have consistency when it comes to all the wrong things, and we lack consistency when we need it. Yes, yes Yes, most of us have a fairly consistent routine....

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The Come Command, Why it is More Difficult for Your Dog than you Think

The Come Command, Why it is More Difficult for Your Dog than you Think

I wrote an article, Coming When Called No Matter What for more on that click on the link. Click here for the 5 1/2 reasons your dog won’t come and the 5 ways to train your dog to come every time...

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Team Building; Why Your Dog Training Will Never Change Until You Commit to One Thing!

One simple thing! Really, it is pretty simple. But first, let’s talk about why your dog training isn’t working. Training Just ponder that word for a moment. What does it bring to mind? If I say “We are going to...

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