Something Wagging This Way Comes – The Vacation Edition #2

While we’re on vacation, I’ll be sending you to check out some of my favorite dog blogs. Patricia McConnell is a certified animal behaviorist with a doctoral degree from the University of Wisconsin. She’s written books about dog behavior and lectured all over the world. She’s forgotten more about dog behavior than most of us […]

We’re All Doing the Best We Can – Thoughts for 2011

Thank you to Kristine over at Rescued Insanity who mentioned Expect the Best From People from my Puppiness Project series as one of her favorite posts last year. She inspired this post. Years ago I heard a radio interview with a divorce attorney. The interviewer asked, “What is your best advice for people getting married?” […]

Teaching an Alpha Dog New Tricks – part 2. Positive Dog Training Resources.

In a previous post, I promised some resources for people interested in moving beyond dominance based training. What follows is just a small sampling but I think you’ll find plenty to whet your appetite. Dogstar Daily may be the most comprehensive website for positive dog training. Founded by Dr. Ian Dunbar and his wife, Kelly, […]

Is Your Dog Dominating You? The Pros Speak.

Over at Patricia McConnell’s The Other End of the Leash, you’ll find a summary of a nuanced discussion of dominance mythologies by animal behaviorist, Suzanne Hetts. Good topic. Fast learning.

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