"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

John “Ask the Dog Guy” Wade

How Pets Affect Your Health

– Posted in: Columns, Health, Newsletters

I was reading an article written by Harvey B. Simon, M.D., an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a member of the Health Sciences Technology Faculty at Massachusetts Institute of Technology about how pets affect your health. (see link below) and amongst other benefits it suggests that walking the dog is from [...]

Dog Won’t Eat

– Posted in: Columns
dog won't eat picky eater

Picky Eater Dear John, My 5 year old husky won’t eat his regular kibble. We have tried 2 to 3 different kinds and he doesn’t eat those either.  He will eat some dog treats, but not all. Its breaking my heart. Yesterday he seemed so excited when I was opening a new brand. He put [...]

Aggressive Australian Shepherd

– Posted in: Aggression, Columns, Fear
aggressive australian shepherd

Hi John,   My daughter has an aggressive Australian Shepherd mix. He is a little over a year old. She brought him home from college in June and he has progressively gotten aggressive. He is a sweet dog-99 percent of the time–but lately without reason (other than a perceived quick movement -ie getting up from [...]