"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

Puppy Stair Surfing

– Posted in: Funny Puppy and Dog Animated Gifs, Newsletters, Puppy and Dog Humor

I had to watch this a few times but yes the pup seems to be doing it on purpose. [vsw id=”_wiqXkoRxcQ” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] Watch this dog performing a similar feat with a slightly different style. Trouble With Leash Pulling? Watch this video about John’s Power Steering Dog Training Collar

Livestock Guardian Dogs

– Posted in: Newsletters

Livestock Guardian Dogs are a curious group of breeds. They’re not herding dogs, they’re herd protection dogs and they’re quite good at it. I had a client once that worked at a Cheetah rescue in South Africa that incorporated livestock guardian dogs into their program. The goat herders were losing goats to cheetahs so they [...]

Retractable leash risks

– Posted in: Newsletters

I’ve never been a fan of retractable leashes. I “get” the convenience but consider them a partial reflection of the low companion dog obedience standards taught in most North American schools. (Come never seems to get past the idea of “If you have a minute check your daytimer . . . “) This 2009 consumer [...]

July Events

– Posted in: Workshop

LotsaDogs Rescue has organized few workshops. LotsaDogs Rescue is a registered charity and is located just east of Toronto near Whitby. To Register of For More Information: *protected email* JULY 13 will be in the morning for NOSEY DOG CLASS. John Wade will teach your dog to track and its fun and a great game to play and [...]

Are Dogs ‘Kids?’ Owner-Dog Relationships Share Striking Similarities to Parent-Child Relationships

– Posted in: Newsletters

Another interesting article from ScienceDaily about the relationship similarities people have with their children vs their pets. For me this isn’t much of a surprise and the greater question is whether this is a good thing or a bad thing. “People have an innate need to establish close relationships with other people. But this natural [...]

Calming Your Dog’s Anxiety During Thunderstorms and Fireworks

– Posted in: Fear, Fear and Anxiety, Fireworks, Newsletters, Thunder

A lot of dogs suffer from anxiety during thunderstorms and when there are fireworks. I’ve written about it frequently. There was an article recently in Science Daily on the topic as well. Here’s an excerpt and a link to the complete article. “Dog owners everywhere feel a pang of anxiety as the Fourth of July [...]