Dr. Dunbar is a veterinary behaviorist who has been an inspiration to me over the years. I love learning from him, and his straight forward, simple approach is perfect for every dog owner. I was happy to see him interviewed for http://www.forbes.com, and here is a link to the article: Dr. Ian Dunbar interviewed on … More Dr. Ian Dunbar on puppy socialization
Stuck inside on a cold/rainy/snowy/wintry day? Try some trick training as a great way to burn off some of your dog’s energy and have a lot of fun along the way! Here is a short video example of some things you can train your dog to do. Hope you enjoy watching it as much as … More Trick training!
Ouch! When Puppy mouthing is a problem. Is your puppy driving you crazy by constantly mouthing, biting and nipping you? This is one of the most common behavior problems that new puppy owners complain about. Don’t worry, your puppy is not likelyÂ doing this to become dominant or to purposely irritate you. Your puppy is acting … More My Puppy is scaring me!
I’ll be volunteering at this event today at a local bar. We are bringing in some dogs from the Newark shelter and hope to get some adopted! I will be helping people choose the dogs that best fit their family, and help answer any dog training questions people have. If you are in the … More Woofstock!!
Dog Bite Prevention Week wasÂ May 15-21, 2011. Last friday was also Career Day atÂ Park Elementary School in Newark, NJ. I was invited to come and present, so I drove up to spendÂ the morning in front of 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders. It is estimated that half of ALL children are bitten by a dog, so … More Dog Bite Prevention Week and Career Day
Picking the right food for your dog can be a challenge. There are a lot of things to consider: nutritional content, convenience, price, your dogâ€™s tastes, age and health. Nutrition should be your foremost concern, as your dogâ€™s health and behavior will be greatly affected by this factor. Once you make your decision, you should … More Choosing the Right Dog Food
I recently collected the results of my 2010 client survey. I am happy to report that it was very helpful and I will be able to use the results to improve my services in 2011. Here are some of the highlights: – Results were collected from clients that used our services to help with a … More Side by Side Dog Training Survey Results