"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

Stubborn Victorian Bulldog

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Old Victorian Bulldog

Hi John, I have a year old Victorian bull dog named Barney. I adopted Barney from a stranger who was just going to drop him off at the humane society. Bentley was 10 months when I got him. He seemed to be abused. Barney is overall a wonderful dog but lacks in training. I have [...]

New Study Argues Against Early Neuter For Reasons Related to Cancer and Behavior Problems

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neutering dogs

In this study owners of the breed Viszlas were asked to complete an online survey to determine if there was a link to certain behavior problems and certain cancers to early neutering of the breed. The author's concluded that there was a significant risk in increasing the chances of cancer and behavior problems. While their [...]

Magnetic North Alignment – Addendum

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Magnetic North Alignment – Addendum

In a recent newsletter I provided a copy of a study claiming that dogs will align their bodies north/south when defecating if the earth's magnetic field is not out of whack due to some sort of disturbance. The video below features a claim that foxes hunting prey under the snow do the same thing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2SoGHFM18I [...]

Dog to Dog Aggression

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dog to dog aggression

Dear John, I have a 3 yr old neutered male GSD with dog to dog aggression He went from docile to aggressive to most other dogs. I have contacted trainers, behaviorists, vets, and have been unsuccessfully working on this problem for a good 6 months. The dog is never mistreated but I think he began [...]

John Wade’s Ask the Dog Guy Newsletter (January 2014)

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Ask the Dog Guy Newsletter

In this issue * Newsletter Design Simplification * Ask the Expert event at Pet Valu this Saturday * New study says dogs align their bodies to magnetic North/South when they poop * Now doing appointments in Stratford, Kitchener/Waterloo, Woodstock, Ingersoll * Why do unqualified veterinarians offer behaviour advice? * Recent Ask the Dog Columns NEWSLETTER [...]