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Aggressive Bulldog and Cats

I have a 4-year-old female Olde English Bulldog. My question is about her aggressive behavior. I have had Xena since she was 7 weeks old and she has been raised with cats and small dogs. Since she has reach 2 she has turned on them, you don’t know when it will happen. She can go …

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advice for new dog trainers the client isn't the enemy

Advice For New Dog Trainers – The Client Isn’t The Enemy

In another thread of mine (John ‘Ask The Dog Guy’ Facebook Post) someone I think who may be a dog trainer responded to someone else’s comment with: “I’ve had to deal with people refusing to acknowledge the dog’s they are dealing with . . . All of it has provided me with an appreciation for …

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Aggressive Dachshund

Aggressive Dachshund and a Baby

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 …

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Pit Bull Extremely Fearful of Thunderstorms and Fireworks

My 8-year-old pitbull Nala started to become extremely fearful of thunderstorms and fireworks a few years ago. Every summer after the first few storms and fireworks happen she turns into a nervous dog. She doesn’t want to go out past 6 pm. She is constantly looking around “waiting” for something to happen. She starts shaking …

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Words Matter

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

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 …

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