"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

Dog Walking As We Know It Is Bad For Many If Not Most Dogs

– Posted in: Columns, Newsletters
dog walking

I take quite the opposite stance regarding dog walking from what these veterinarians have concluded from their well meaning study. I believe dog walking in its current North American manifestation, does far more harm then good for many, if not most dogs and I do not think that veterinarians or dog trainers should recommend dog walking without a [...]

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– Posted in: Aggression, Breed, Columns, Newsletters
hates the vet

My almost 2 year old Rottweiler now hates the vet. I don't mean when we go there. I mean he only hates when they start poking him, and try to muzzle him, or give him meds. Anything that has to do with meds and shots and grabbing at him he gets aggressive. He was fine until [...]

Old Dog – New Dog

– Posted in: Columns, Newsletters
old dog

I have a 15 year old dog, a Chihuahua who is almost deaf and blind. I am getting a new teacup Chihuahua. My dad says that my old dog may feel that he is being replaced and grieve himself to death. What are your thoughts? Cheryl - Wisner, Nebraska Hi Cheryl, I don’t think it [...]

Cane Corso Dogs Fighting

– Posted in: Newsletters
Shock Collars

We have two male Cane Corso's (litter mates) who just turned 1 year old. Both are neutered. At random times like when they're playing, someone comes to the house, etc. they rear up at each other, bark violently & ferociously as if they're trained attack dogs until we bravely separate them then they're back to [...]