"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear


New Study Argues Against Early Neuter For Reasons Related to Cancer and Behavior Problems

– Posted in: Newsletters
neutering dogs

In this study owners of the breed Viszlas were asked to complete an online survey to determine if there was a link to certain behavior problems and certain cancers to early neutering of the breed. The author’s concluded that there was a significant risk in increasing the chances of cancer and behavior problems. While their [...]

Magnetic North Alignment – Addendum

– Posted in: Newsletters

In a recent newsletter I provided a copy of a study claiming that dogs will align their bodies north/south when defecating if the earth’s magnetic field is not out of whack due to some sort of disturbance. The video below features a claim that foxes hunting prey under the snow do the same thing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2SoGHFM18I [...]

Dog to Dog Aggression

– Posted in: Columns, Newsletters
dog to dog aggression

Dear John, I have a 3 yr old neutered male GSD with dog to dog aggression He went from docile to aggressive to most other dogs. I have contacted trainers, behaviorists, vets, and have been unsuccessfully working on this problem for a good 6 months. The dog is never mistreated but I think he began [...]

John Wade’s Ask the Dog Guy Newsletter (January 2014)

– Posted in: Newsletters
Ask the Dog Guy Newsletter

In this issue * Newsletter Design Simplification * Ask the Expert event at Pet Valu this Saturday * New study says dogs align their bodies to magnetic North/South when they poop * Now doing appointments in Stratford, Kitchener/Waterloo, Woodstock, Ingersoll * Why do unqualified veterinarians offer behaviour advice? * Recent Ask the Dog Columns NEWSLETTER [...]