"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

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 [...]

Flying with a dog

– Posted in: Columns
flying with a dog

Hi John Having a hard time deciding if flying with a dog in a carrier going in front of the seat is a good idea. She has never flown before, its only 2.5 hour flight to Florida. Is getting a sedative or no eating or drinking before flying a good idea? Need some straight answers [...]

Fearful Pit bull – Floor Vents

– Posted in: Columns
Fearful Pitbull - Floor Vent

We have a 5 year old fearful Pit Bull named Oreo. She is the sweetest, happiest, Clumsiest dog you’ll ever know. She is a spoiled rotten lap baby (a house dog, obviously). Right at a year ago, we (my fiancé, who has owned Oreo since she was 6 weeks old, Oreo, and I) moved into [...]