"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

Animal Aggressive Australian Shepherd (Also killed another family dog)

– Posted in: Aggression, Columns, Newsletters
animal aggressive

My 2 year old Australian Shepherd, Phoebe is animal aggressive. I've read several of your posts and I've read some awesome answers. However, none that are a perfect fit so here's my dilemma. Obviously I know she has herding instincts and so this isn't completely uncommon. She kills birds and snakes and squirrels etc. And [...]

Afraid of the car

– Posted in: Columns, Newsletters
afraid of the car

When I got my cane corso puppy, he was very timid of everything. He has progressed greatly (not afraid of anything anymore) but, he is afraid of the car, at least getting into the car. What steps can i take to help him understand nothing to fear about vehicles. Once inside a vehicle it takes [...]

Dog Walking As We Know It Is Bad For Many If Not Most Dogs

– Posted in: Columns, Newsletters
dog walking

I take quite the opposite stance regarding dog walking from what these veterinarians have concluded from their well meaning study. I believe dog walking in its current North American manifestation, does far more harm then good for many, if not most dogs and I do not think that veterinarians or dog trainers should recommend dog walking without a [...]