Children and Dogs

(Research Paper) Teaching Children and Parents to Understand Dog Signaling

– Posted in: Children and Dogs, Dogs and Science, Relationships

My Comments More well-meaning but again misguided child safety around dogs research conclusions from the science community. If we wish to reduce the number of children (people) being bitten by dogs why not first focus on: Requiring more of breeders than, the ability to tell the difference between a male and female dog. Requiring more [...]

Retrospective Study On Hypersensitivity-Hyperactivity Syndrome In Dogs: Long-Term Outcome Of High Dose Fluoxetine Treatment And Proposal Of A Clinical Score

– Posted in: Article, Children and Dogs, Dogs and Science, Fear and Anxiety, Newsletters, Relationships, Trainers and Training, Unruly

I suspect that the number of spelling and grammatical errors found in the paper below is indicative of its legitimacy. However, it’s an opportunity for me to express my opinion regarding my suspicions regarding any diagnosis that suggests a dog suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. I cannot say that it is never the case, [...]

Dogs detect malaria by sniffing socks worn by African children

– Posted in: Article, Children and Dogs, Dogs and Science, Scent Detection

Freya Malaria Sniffing Dog Type: Article Personal Comment: For those interested in scent detection dogs. Dogs Detect Malaria By Sniffing Socks Worn By African Children As the global battle against malaria stalls, scientists may be adding a novel tool to the fight: sniffer dogs. In recent tests trained sniffer dogs successfully diagnosed malaria infections simply [...]

When Should You Put An Aggressive Dog Down (Euthanize/Euthanasia)

– Posted in: Aggression, Children and Dogs, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Newsletters, Towards Children, Trainers and Training
When To Put An Aggressive Dog Down euthanasia euthanize

When you have a dog that is continually threatening to bite and/or is biting or is only not biting because of owner diligence and precautions and the behavior is unrelated to physical health issues, you have four options. It is more of a funnel really as one leads to the next.

Another Dumb Idea To Keep Children From Being Bitten By Dogs

– Posted in: Aggression, Children and Dogs, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Dogs and Children, Newsletters, Towards Children, Trainers and Training

WARNING – Long A virtual dog could soon be used as an educational tool to help prevent dog bites, thanks to an innovative project led by the University of Liverpool’s Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) – University of Liverpool. “Meet the virtual pooch that could help prevent dog bites.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 25 August 2018. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180825081739.htm. Here’s why [...]

Aggressive Dachshund and a Baby

– Posted in: Aggression, By Problem, Children and Dogs, Dachshund, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Newsletters, Towards Children
Aggressive Dachshund

I have a nine-year-old male dachshund who is very mean. To date he has bitten five people, sending two to the hospital and two others being family members living in the home. We are now expecting our first grandchild in January. I was wondering if there is a medication that would help him. I don’t [...]