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Small, White Dogs

By |2012-07-20T09:10:59-04:00July 20th, 2012|Categories: Dog training, Helping fearful dogs|Tags: , , , , , , , |

image: commons.wikimedia.org At the vet with Finn, who was having his second chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma, I chatted with one of the techs, who was also a dog walker. She mentioned a client's German Shepherd, I said how I always wanted one, but so many seem to have behavioral problems. Her reply was that for her the worst were small, white dogs, because ...

The Behavior Sandwich

By |2012-04-23T09:43:55-04:00April 23rd, 2012|Categories: Dog training, Helping fearful dogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

People often think of a dog’s behavior in much the same way as they think about a sandwich. It’s usually the meat in the middle that they are most concerned with. But behavior, like a sandwich has more going on than just the filling. What’s around the filling can matter a lot. Imagine going into a deli and ordering ham & cheese on rye and ...