"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

Breathing and Breeding Problems

– Posted in: Newsletters
pug bulldog breathing

As many as a half of all short-nosed dogs such as pugs, French bulldogs and bulldogs experience breathing difficulties related to their facial structure. Science Daily Article Summary No simple way of predicting breathing difficulties in pugs, French bulldogs and bulldogs from external features Research suggests that there is no way to accurately predict from [...]

How to Help a Fearful Dog Get Better

– Posted in: Fear and Anxiety
fearful dog

There is Help for a Fearful Dog I have a fearful dog. She is a one-year-old female Chihuahua who has always been fearful since we got her at 12 weeks. She has never been comfortable with my husband picking her up and only seems happy when my 13-year-old daughter comes home from school. She will [...]

Cane Corso Considered Aggressive and Unadoptable – Rescued by ‘Rescue’ and Rehomed

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

Cane Corso Considered Aggressive and Unadoptable Rescued by ‘Rescue’ and Rehomed I just adopted a one yr (approx.) male Cane Corso who was on the kill list at the shelter. He was considered aggressive and unadoptable. He came to the shelter as a stray, adopted out twice, supposedly they were told no other dogs could [...]

Yorkie Aggression

– Posted in: Aggression, Columns, Newsletters
Yorkie

My husband & I have a 6-year-old male Yorkie, we’ve had him since a puppy. He is very attached to me, very attached, and protective of me. We also had an English Bulldog up until she recently passed away. We had the bulldog 1st, then the Yorkie as a puppy, they were together all day, [...]

Prague Ratter vs Manchester Terrier – Which is the Better Breed?

– Posted in: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Columns, Newsletters
Prague Ratter

Prague Ratter vs Manchester Terrier We are looking to purchase perhaps a Prague Ratter or a Manchester Terrier a dog as our good friend and family member Max ( Border Collie) of 14 years passed on. I’ve been researching info on many breeds and finally I’ve narrowed it down to 2, Prague Ratter and Toy Manchester [...]

All Positive Training is Wrong

– Posted in: Newsletters

This is an radio interview I did in London Ontario on CJBK 1290 offering a counter-perspective regarding all positive all the time dog training and equipment banning etc. Some of you may be aware of recent developments in Toronto and Florida where animal rights agenda is being use to attempt the banning of some dog [...]