Therapy and the Human-Dog Bond
December 29, 2015
People who are about to purchase or adopt a puppy or adult dog are first of all looking for a dog who has a strong desire to connect with people in general and with one or two special people in particular. Some dogs like everybody (more…)
December 28, 2015
The path to understanding your dog lies in large part in noticing the little things that most people miss.
The fictional and famous Victorian detective Sherlock Holmes loved to talk about his methods. And he loved to chastise his friend Watson for seeing but not (more…)
December 22, 2015
To really understand your dog and to become your dog’s best friend , it’s very important not to make the assumption that dogs are all alike.
Making assumptions, especially assumptions about the causes of behavior leads to bad consequences. When I adopted Sasha (more…)
December 21, 2015
As I was leaving my monthly dog trainers’ meeting, I had the sudden realization that training dogs to behave better is far too limited a goal. Your dog can do better than that. You and your dog can do better than that. You may be (more…)