Doggy Blog

Behavior issue risk vs health risk – always a touchy subject amongst veterinarians, dog trainers, and dog owners…IMO, education – where classes are specifically designed and geared towards puppy socialization and prevention of behavior issues in a safe, controlled,…
Well it’s official! Mom is now a Certified Canine Good Citizen evaluator! Thank you American Kennel Club! She studied up like a good student, then took the exam…and passed! She received her evaluators certificate, and will display it proudly…
behavior modification |nounthe alteration of behavioral patterns through the use of such learning techniques as biofeedback and positive or negative reinforcement. Why does training your dog have to be such a difficult process? Why why why? Hmmm, well, it…
Calling all puppies and young small dogs!!! Come and play over at The Inquisitive Canine on February 24th from 1 – 2 PM. Bring your owners – let them hang out and talk while you run wild, socialize, play,…
Dr. Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) was a humanistic psychologist. He theorized that human behavior is driven by instinct and desires in order to reach an upper level of capabilities, and that the person does not feel the second need until…
Mom has been SO busy with business stuff – taxes, courts, trademark office, the city government…goes on and on… I heard her muttering something about if she ever went back to school again she should be a lawyer or…
One of the many things my parents taught me was the old adage “If you have nothing nice to say about someone, don’t say anything at all.” They also raised me to focus on the better qualities of a…