Children and Dogs

DOG TRAINERS! Words Matter – Question The Use of Fur Baby and Pet Parent

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

The first few times I heard someone refer to a dog as a ‘fur baby’ or themselves as a ‘pet-parent’ I found myself scrutinizing the person for signs of mental illness. It seemed such an odd thing to say. I then remembered quite a few years earlier, someone sending me a letter, taking me to [...]

Do Presa Canarios Make Good Family Pets?

– Posted in: Aggression, Buying a Dog, Children and Dogs, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Molosser, Newsletters, Presa Canario, Towards Children
do presa canaries make good family pets

My sister is a vet and she suggest I contact you with this question. My husband and I have a close friend who bred his Presa and had puppies. He was unable to get rid of all the puppies and is left with 2. A male and female. He is stuck with the reality that [...]

Puppy Mouthing Nipping and Biting

– Posted in: Aggression, Children and Dogs, Might is Right Dog Training, Newsletters, Puppy Mouthing Nipping and Biting, Puppy Stuff
puppy mouthing nipping and biting

If you have a puppy mouthing nipping and biting problem in spite of following the instructions of a trainer or online recommendations, here is the very likely reason why. The Advice You’ve Been Getting Is Probably Wrong (And Making Things Worse) Almost every bit of information companion dog owners receive on the topic of puppy [...]

Cane Corso Dog Nervous Around Child

– Posted in: Aggression, Anxiety and Fear, Around Children, By Problem, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Children and Dogs, Dogs and Children, Mastiff, Molosser, Towards Children
dog nervous around child

I recently acquired a 2-year-old female Italian mastiff. She is a great dog, acts great around the adults, but something freaks her out when someone is on the floor. She is great with our 8-year-old grandson but nervous of the 1-year-old who spends a lot of time on the floor, she sometimes abruptly butts him [...]

Beware The Cuteness Trap – Tips For Cane Corso Puppy Owners

– Posted in: Aggression, Before You Buy a Puppy – Essential Reading List, By Problem, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Children and Dogs, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters, Puppy Stuff, Tips
cane corso cuteness trap

The Cane Corso Puppy Cuteness Trap Recommended Reading For: Any companion dog owner with a Cane Corso under 18 months of age. People Interested in Owning The Cane Corso. Breeders of The Cane Corso (as a resource for puppy inquiries and buyers). Companion Dog Trainers that work with Cane Corso companion puppy owners. Veterinarians with [...]