"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

Second Dog – Good Idea Or Not?

– Posted in: Columns, Newsletters
Getting a Second Dog

(I’ve written this Second Dog first draft stream of consciousness and as comments come in and other things come to mind I’ll make some additions) There are good reasons for getting a second dog and some bad reasons for getting a second dog. Even when the reasons are good enough it can end up being [...]

Pit Bull Won’t Come

– Posted in: Newsletters
Pit Bull

Hi John, I have a rescue pit bull. I am a male and his is also. When we first got him he was very timid around me and other males but just loved women. Over time with patience and positive reinforcement he no longer acts timid or threatened by me and even begs to lie [...]

Is a Cane Corso Right for Me – Asks Woman With Small Children

– Posted in: Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Newsletters
Cane Corso with Child

Hi John, For the last year I've tried to adopt a rescue Cane Corso, but either they weren't good with children, or the rescue/shelter didn't have resources to make sure the dog got along with mine/my children. We finally found a breeder we liked (and was relatively close in case we have problems) and purchased [...]