Living with More Than One Dog

Living with more than one dog can be a rewarding experience. Dogs love the company of other dogs. Knowing how to prevent problems and teaching dogs how to share resources so they ...

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It Pays to Play Calm

How can aroused play and calm behaviors necessarily go together? The two are not mutually exclusive and are often a focus of my attention. Especially when one deals with an amped up adolescent dog, who once started, ...

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Study Shows Why What We Say to Our Dogs Matters

Have you ever noticed that there are several things we say to our dogs, repeatedly?  Well animal behavioral researchers Alexandra Horowitz and Julie Hecht have, and they’ve published their research showing that ...

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To Dina and All Our Dogs of Holidays Past

*warning–tissue alert*It is impossible to celebrate the holidays without reflecting. We reflect on what we have, and we can not help but think back on holidays past, and what we have lost. ...

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