"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

Newsletters

Second Dog – Good Idea Or Not?

– Posted in: Columns, Newsletters
Getting a Second Dog

Is Getting a Second Dog a Good Idea? (I’ve written this Second Dog first draft stream of consciousness and as comments come in and other things come to mind I’ll make some additions) There are good reasons for getting a second dog and some bad reasons for getting a second dog. Even when the reasons [...]

Pit Bull Won’t Come

– Posted in: Newsletters
Pit Bull

Pit Bull Won’t Come Out of Fear or Habit? Hi John, I have a rescue pit bull. I am a male and his is also. When we first got him he was very timid around me and other males but just loved women. Over time with patience and positive reinforcement he no longer acts timid [...]

Is a Cane Corso Right for Me – Asks Woman With Small Children

– Posted in: Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
Cane Corso with Child

Cane Corso the Right Fit – Maybe Maybe Not Hi John, For the last year I’ve tried to adopt a rescue Cane Corso, but either they weren’t good with children, or the rescue/shelter didn’t have resources to make sure the dog got along with mine/my children. We finally found a breeder we liked (and was [...]

Cane Corso With Dog Aggression and General Unruliness

– Posted in: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Breed, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters

Hi John, I have a male 13 month old cane corso and I can’t control him when he is around other dogs especially males. When he sees them from far he cries like he wants to play with them, but as soon as he enters the dog park his back hair goes up and start [...]