"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

All Positive Dog Training

WHY I APPRECIATE SHARING SO MUCH AND WHY IT’S SO IMPORTANT

– Posted in: All Positive Dog Training, Columns, Might is Right Dog Training, Newsletters
sharing

When I see that someone shares something I’ve created, It makes me think that something I wrote resonated and the person sharing makes me recall the Edmund Burke and Eldridge Cleaver quotes found in the header and at the very bottom of this post. Maybe what I wrote, was just something with which they agreed. [...]

Harnesses And ‘All Positive’ Dog Training

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

Using sophism the ‘all positive’ companion dog trainers 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. [...]

Name Calling and Shunning

– Posted in: All Positive Dog Training, Columns, Dog Trainers, Just Dog Behaviour for Dog Trainers, Newsletters, Podcasts
name calling and shunning

I read a blog post today in which psychology professor Robert Sutton at Stanford University was quoted from his book as advocating shunning in an academic setting. The book “The Asshole Survival Guide”. For reasons I’ll elaborate on shortly, I can’t say I’m tempted to read it. It did get me thinking about dog training [...]

Patrolling Cane Corso

– Posted in: Aggression, All Positive Dog Training, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Leash Aggression, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
Healing the Heel

Thanks, in advance for taking the time to read this if you do get to it. I currently have a 14-month-old very large and beautiful brown male Corso pup. I call him a pup because I know until they are three they are ever changing. I’ve had experience with the breed before but been about [...]

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

– Posted in: Aggression, All Positive Dog Training, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, 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 [...]

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

– Posted in: Aggression, All Positive Dog Training, 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 [...]