Month: June 2017

To Independence

To Independence Cesar Millan poses for a picture.

This week, America celebrates the anniversary of declaring independence from England, but what does independence mean? At its simplest, it means freedom from control or support by someone or something else. When children grow up, they become independent from their parents — although it frequently takes longer to give up that support from their parents’ […]

Frustrating Dogs

Frustrating Dogs Cesar Millan talks to an audience of dog owners.

I want you to think for a moment of something that frustrates you. Maybe it’s a co-worker, or being stuck in traffic. It could be a vending machine that doesn’t work or a bus that’s late. It can even be your kids or spouses — and probably frequently is! Since you’re here, I’m guessing that […]

The Unexpected Urban Threat To Your Dog: Coyotes

The Unexpected Urban Threat To Your Dog: Coyotes A coyote roams about a neighborhood.

If you live in a rural area, then you’re probably already aware of possible wildlife dangers from predators like mountain lions and coyotes. And if you live in a big city, you might think that such threats are the last thing you’d have to worry about — but you’d be wrong. For example, in some […]

What’s In A Breed?

What’s In A Breed?

Currently, there are almost 400 different domestic dog breeds that are different enough from each other to be classified as unique. However, recent genetic studies have shown that there may only really be 23 different groups, or clades, into which all of these dogs can be sorted. Just as human DNA testing, like Ancestry or […]

Making Your Workplace Dog Friendly

Making Your Workplace Dog Friendly a dog sits with his owner at work

If your workplace hasn’t yet gone dog-friendly, and whether they’ve made the choice to do it yet or not, there are important things to keep in mind and steps to take before the first paw crosses the threshold. Think of them as the before, during, and after phases of the dog-friendly policy implementation process. Our […]

Dog DNA Test: Taking The Guesswork Out Of Your Dog’s Breed

Dog DNA Test: Taking The Guesswork Out Of Your Dog’s Breed

Unlike humans, dogs can’t tell us about their background, so until very recently figuring out what breeds made up a “mystery mutt” was mostly guesswork based on appearance. But looks can be deceiving — and even in the case of a dog that looks completely like a particular breed, there may be hidden ancestors. You […]

Our Magic Mirror

Our Magic Mirror Cesar Millan gets ready to tape a show episode.

Mirrors have long been associated with the truth, whether it’s Harry Potter’s Mirror of Erised showing people who look into it their sincerest wishes, or the magic mirror on the Evil Queen’s wall that tells her Snow White is the fairest of them all, leading to all kinds of trouble. This connection is made clear […]