Is your dog fearful, anxious, or reactive? All of the above? When you go to a movie, do you check your phone every 30 minutes, afraid you’ll get a call from the neighbors that your dog has been crying, or worse—jumped out the window? If this sounds like a day in your life with your pooch, they are suffering from excessive, unhealthy stress, which can also put your dog’s physical health at risk. We've got some great tips to help manage your dog's anxiety and stress!
“The most amazing thing about training a German Shepherd is they are smart. The most annoying thing about training a German Shephard is they are smart,” says Trainer Kyle Kittleson. Most likely you are not going to be enrolling your German Shepherd into the police academy, but they still need a job to be fully engaged and happy in your family life. Kyle will teach you how to raise a happy German Shepherd.
Do you know what positive reinforcement is? Have you been hearing this buzz word in dog training circles? Head trainer and founder, Mary Tully, teaches you everything you need to know about positive reinforcement and techniques to introduce positive reinforcement techniques into your relationship with your dog.
Montreal recently passed a breed-based ban on the Pit Bull breed, and sadly, they aren't alone: over the last three decades, several hundred U.S. cities and towns have passed breed-based laws like Montreal’s. Are Pit Bulls dangerous? Are they unpredictable? It's time to discuss and debunk these myths once and for all.