"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

Columns

Adding a Second Dog

– Posted in: Columns
Golden Retriever Adult and Puppy

Hello John We have a 4 year old golden retriever (neutured)  who is very well behaved and the love of our life.  My husband and I were thinking of adding a second dog by getting another golden (female) pup but were wondering if this will interfere with the great relationship we have with the 4 [...]

Neighbour’s Barking Dog

– Posted in: Columns
Sonic egg for barking

Hello John, New neighbors put their border collie puppy out in the yard every morning for a half hour barking session. Is there some way to get him to stop? He is uncontrolled on leash too, pulling the owner around who is trying to also manage another dog, so I’m not confident she has the [...]

Marking Dog (Pug)

– Posted in: Columns, Newsletters
dog marking

Hi John, I have a pug that is lifting his leg in front of us and peeing in the house which has now caused our other two dogs to do the same. They are put outside plenty throughout the day but still continue to pee in the house. Now our pug has resorted to peeing [...]

Aggressive Shih Tzu

– Posted in: Aggression, Columns
Shih Tzu

Dear John, We have an aggressive Shih Tzu terrier mix which we have had for a couple of months. The people who gave him up said he was male aggressive and had bit her25 yr old son. To us he was sweet and he came right up to my husband and jumped on his lap. [...]

Neighbours Dog Barking

– Posted in: Columns
barking border collie

Hello John, New neighbors put their border collie puppy out in the yard every morning for a half hour barking session. Is there some way to get him to stop barking? He is uncontrolled on leash too, pulling the owner around who is trying to also manage a Pyreneese (? – big white dog), so [...]

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 [...]