Behavior Modification

The Risks Of Letting Your Dog Drink From A Puddle

Puddles, ditches, and low lying areas are always attractive to dogs. They seem to love to run through the mud, to roll around in the cool dirt and even to drink the water. However, letting dogs drink from stagnant water in these types of low lying areas can have mild to much more serious health […]

Leadership in Dog Training

Most dog owners have heard a dog trainer, a friend that owns a dog, or even their vet talk about ensuring they are the pack leader in the eyes of their pet. This is sometimes called being the “alpha,” and it simply means being the person your dog sees as being in charge. Leadership is […]

The Truth About Your Dog’s Nose

Today, dogs are used in a wide range of different types of jobs, offering superior performance to both people and machines. One of these areas where dogs really excel is in locating items by scent.  Dogs, and their ancestors the wolves, have long used their sense of smell for hunting wild game, but now their […]

How To Get Your Dog To Stop Biting

Having a Biting Dog can be Stressful, Painful and Costly!  Dogs that bite are not just nuisance or an inconvenience for the owner; they are a lawsuit that is just waiting to happen. Today, even small dog bites are resulting in lawsuits with costly consequences for the owner. Dog bites are sometimes limited to dogs biting other […]