Monthly Archives: August 2015

Dogs getting tongues stuck in toys

There was a recent article in the news about a Rottweiler getting his tongue stuck in a toy. The toy had a hole in one end and was otherwise solid. When his tongue got stuck, it created a suction that … Continue reading

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Petsitter Charged with Animal Cruelty

Petsitter Charged with Animal Cruelty                                                                                                         Burlingame, California, August 2015 A Burlingame pet … Continue reading

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Two Missouri Trainers Charged With Animal Abuse

Two Missouri Trainers Charged With Animal Abuse                  St. Peters, Missouri, July, 2015 Anthony Dean Lambert and Zachary Labath of Sit Means Sit face animal abuse charges for using shock collars in a way that caused pain to four dogs … Continue reading

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What is “least invasive” dog training?

There may be as many answers to this question as there are dog trainers. I have my own ideas, of course. I like to think I follow this logic: To use shock as an effective dog training method you will … Continue reading

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Dominance…again?

“The fact of the matter is that displays that we term submissive or dominant can appear under a myriad of different circumstances.” A well-researched article on dominance in canids (wolves, dogs, jackals…) Dominance Behavior in Canids

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About Shock Collars

Here’s a link to an excellent, and well researched, article on why shock collars are a bad idea. Please read it whether you use them or not. http://eileenanddogs.com/shock-collar-info/ Related posts: Shock, choke, and prong collars Shock collar fallout Tools to … Continue reading

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