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Month: November 2015

Don’t Walk Away…

Don’t Walk Away…

I’ve written many times about how animals are instinctual, while humans are intellectual and emotional, and how learning to live instinctually can help humans find balance with Nature. However, there’s one way that our separation from animals via intellect and emotion actually makes us better — humans are the only species that will intentionally care […]

Passing Fancy: Controlling Your Dog On The Walk [VIDEO]

Passing Fancy: Controlling Your Dog On The Walk [VIDEO]

You’ve probably seen or experienced it many times. Two dog-walkers approach each other and, when they try to pass, their dogs go out of control, showing either too much excitement or too much aggression. If doesn’t have to happen like this, though, and only takes a few simple steps to avoid. In the first of […]

Deadly Feast: Protecting Our Dogs At Thanksgiving

Deadly Feast: Protecting Our Dogs At Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is an exciting time to be a dog. There are interesting smells, tons of people to give you attention, and — best of all — the opportunity to snag some delicious table scraps. As Pack Leaders we have to exercise caution, though all table scraps might look delicious to a dog, not all Thanksgiving […]

How to Start a Dog Rescue: Making Your Own Shelter

How to Start a Dog Rescue: Making Your Own Shelter

Ready to make a greater difference for dogs in need? Maybe you’re dissatisfied with the shelters currently in your community. Or you’re looking to turn your passion for dogs into a profession. Perhaps you’d just like to do your part and raise awareness for animal advocacy. Whatever the reason, starting a rescue is an honorable […]

How To Meet A Timid Dog

How To Meet A Timid Dog

In “The Language of Dogs,” volume two of Cesar’s Essentials of Dog Behavior video series,  Cesar comes to the rescue of Alex and Barret, whose dog Lucy is afraid of everything that isn’t them. Continuing where his “Socialization” DVD left off, Cesar shares his wisdom to teach us how dogs communicate with each other and how […]

5 Comandos Esenciales Que Puedes Enseñar A Tu Perro

5 Comandos Esenciales Que Puedes Enseñar A Tu Perro

Tener un perro entrenado no es lo mismo que tener un perro equilibrado, pero adiestrarlo en comandos básicos de obediencia puede ser útil en la hora de abordar los problemas de comportamiento, que tiene ahora o que podrá desarrollarse en el futuro. Así que, ¿por dónde empezar con el entrenamiento de obediencia canina? Podrías tomar […]

Protecting Your Dog From Diabetes

Protecting Your Dog From Diabetes

You may be surprised and disheartened if you learn that your dog has diabetes. But with proper care, your beloved pup can live a long and healthy life. There’s little or no evidence to suggest that dogs get Type 2 diabetes, although cats can. Dogs can and do develop Type 1 diabetes. Just like in […]