"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

Harnesses And ‘All Positive’ Dog Training

– Posted in: All Positive Dog Training, Columns, Dog Trainers, Newsletters

Using sophism the ‘all positive’ companion dog training have convinced themselves and others that any collar around a dog’s neck is now inhumane and that harnesses are currently the only humane choice. Perhaps, to the average companion dog owner, dog trainer, veterinarian, vet tech etc. this isn’t as apparently revealing as I wish it were. [...]

Things to Know About Owning Guarding/Aggression (By Design) While They Are Still A Puppy

– Posted in: Aggression, Breeder Mistakes, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Dog Trainers, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters, Presa Canario, Rottweiler, Tips, Training
aggressive (by design)

The Cuteness Trap Specially Recommended for These Readers: Breeders of Guarding/Aggression (By Design) Breeds (as a resource for puppy inquiries and buyers) People Interested in Owning Guarding/Aggression (By Design) Breeds Dog Trainers Working with People with Guarding/Aggression (By Design) Breeds Puppies Veterinarians with Less Aware Clients That Bring In Guarding/Aggression (By Design) Breeds Puppies People [...]

Does Breed Matter?

– Posted in: Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
does breed matter

Does breed matter? I think so and elaborated why on a dog training Facebook group recently. I had posted some images on a dog training group of a dog I was booked to go see. The owners had been told Boxer crossed with a Mastiff. They were told or had assumed English Mastiff but based [...]

Fur Baby and Pet Parents

– Posted in: Columns, Newsletters
fur baby

This column is a response to a comment made on one of my other columns where I was taken to task for what was described as “The contempt you seemingly have for the “fur baby” type is offensive.” You can find the column and the comment here – http://www.askthedogguy.com/second_dog_good_idea_or_not/. I don’t think you need to read [...]