"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

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Another Dumb Idea To Keep Children From Being Bitten By Dogs

– Posted in: Columns, Newsletters

WARNING – Long A virtual dog could soon be used as an educational tool to help prevent dog bites, thanks to an innovative project led by the University of Liverpool’s Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) – University of Liverpool. “Meet the virtual pooch that could help prevent dog bites.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 25 August 2018. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180825081739.htm. Here’s why [...]

Stupid “Dog Trainer” Tricks

– Posted in: Columns, Newsletters

Watch the video below and decide about this variation on ‘Might Is Right’ Dog Training. Multiple Choice For fear of being beaten, will these dogs learn?: To avoid this garbage pailTo avoid all garbage pailsTo avoid this garbage pail when this human is watchingTo avoid the garbage pail when any human is watchingTo avoid humansTo [...]

Pit Bull Extremely Fearful of Thunderstorms and Fireworks

– Posted in: Behavior Problems, Columns, Fear and Anxiety, Fireworks, Newsletters, Pitbull (Pit Bull), Thunder
fear of thunderstorm and fireworks

My 8-year-old pitbull Nala started to become extremely fearful of thunderstorms and fireworks a few years ago. Every summer after the first few storms and fireworks happen she turns into a nervous dog. She doesn’t want to go out past 6 pm. She is constantly looking around “waiting” for something to happen. She starts shaking [...]

Powerful Stud of a Cane Corso Aggressively Protective of His Food and Toys

– Posted in: Behavior Problems, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
Female Cane Corso With a toy

Our Cane Corso (named Tito) is about 14 months, and he is just a very powerful stud of a dog. He is extremely playful and well tempered, he responds to commands extremely well for a 14-month-old ball of muscle with extremely high energy, however, after adding a 2nd into the family pack Tito has become [...]