"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

Columns

Introducing a Dog and Cat

– Posted in: Columns

Hi John, My boyfriend and I are moving in together in a few weeks. He recently adopted a 2 year-old female German Shepherd and I recently adopted a kitten. We would like to introduce them but I am nervous that the dog will attack the cat. I know it is necessary for her to sniff [...]

Tip: Crate Comfort

– Posted in: Columns, Tips

Cheap and effective crate training tip. Many people put a blanket or a towel inside the crate for the dog’s comfort. For pups it can become a target for chewing which can for some transition into a problem with chewing things made of fabric outside of the crate so I don’t put that sort of [...]

Dog Vs Cats at the Vets

– Posted in: Columns
Snap Collars are unsafe for untrained dogs

Hi John, I have a had a problem with my dog junior. Every time we go to the vet and pass by a cat , Junior escapes from his collar and runs away. It has been happening more now and is very annoying.It’s really hard to keep him under control. I tried holding him but [...]

Dog Fight

– Posted in: Aggression, Columns
Dogs Fighting

Hi John, My name is Danielle and currently I have three dogs. I have a bouvier (4) and Akita/Shepherd (2) and a black lab (4 months). We have just recently moved into a new home that is located on acres of land and provides the dog with a lot of running room. Lately we have [...]

Should I get a second dog?

– Posted in: Columns
dog and cat friends

Hi John, I was wondering what your thoughts were on getting a companion animal for our dog. He’s only alone 3 days a week for a long period (about 8 hours), but I feel bad for leaving him. I’ve heard that a cat can be good company, and I’d rather go that route than get [...]