Monthly Archives: January 2015

Doing What Comes Naturally

We live with animals and it's easy to lose sight of the fact. When it comes to dogs we are living with animals who are designed with varying degrees of proficiency or intensity to; hunt, chase, catch, kill, chew, shred, mark and bark. They also breed and poop, and often at times and places we'd rather they didn't. We've brought these animals into our homes [...]

By |2015-01-28T08:49:53-04:00January 28th, 2015|1 Comment

Training Fearful Dogs: Why You Shouldn't Make Them Do It

In the Fearful Dog Group that I started on Facebook I have established guidelines regarding the methods, techniques or ideologies that are appropriate for sharing with group members. A common, and often hotly debated piece of advice is to encourage people to be better leaders. Though seemingly a benign suggestion it is ambiguous enough for both the giver and the receiver of the advice to [...]

By |2015-01-07T09:30:11-04:00January 7th, 2015|23 Comments