Jon Bastian

¿Se Habla Spaniel? Dogs And Language: Part 1

¿Se Habla Spaniel? Dogs And Language: Part 1

You may think that your dog understands the words you’re saying, but that’s not necessarily the case. In two easy exercises, we’re going to show you how to connect with your dog without a word. “Sit” by any other name If you’re bilingual, have you trained your dog in more than one language? If you […]

Designing Your Home For Your Dog And Your Dog’s Home For You

When we think of architecture and home design, we generally think in human terms. Is the home or apartment big enough for the family? Is it in a style that the residents can live with? When it comes to the interior, is the furniture arranged to provide plenty of room to move around, but also […]

Blood And Hounds

Blood And Hounds dog at vet

In Episode 3 of the second season of “Cesar 911,” Cesar visited a veterinary hospital to help an over-excited dog that was used as a universal blood donor to other dogs. Now, unless you’ve ever gone through the experience of your dog having to have a transfusion, you may not even have been aware that […]

Placebo(w)-Wow-Wow

You may have heard of the “placebo effect.” This is a phenomenon that happens when people take harmless or inactive substances, like sugar pills, with the belief that they are medicine, and then their body reacts as if they had taken an actual drug. The Scoop on Placebo It’s most used in clinical trials of […]

How To Keep Your Dog From Becoming A Holiday Runaway

One of the biggest nightmares of every dog lover is to suddenly find their pet gone missing, and the busiest week of the year for missing dogs is around the Fourth of July holiday. Fortunately, there are steps you can take now to improve your chances of recovering your dog should it ever become lost, […]

A Short Guide To Shopping With Your Dog

A Short Guide To Shopping With Your Dog couple shopping with dog

For a long time, most businesses have had a variation of this sign in the front window: “No Dogs Except Service Dogs Allowed.” There were very few exceptions, and most of those were small, family-owned businesses or, naturally, pet stores. However, as pet ownership in the U.S. has exploded, businesses have becoming increasingly accommodating to […]

Why Dogs Make The Best Companions

Why Dogs Make The Best Companions

Perhaps you’re considering something more exotic than a dog as a family pet, but there are some animals that just shouldn’t be part of your household. Here are six of them. 1. The hedgehog Hedgehogs are adorable little balls of fur. Resembling tiny porcupines but not as sharp, they are friendly and docile and will […]

Socializing Suzie

Socializing Suzie

Recently, George Gomez, Cesar’s Way Director of Video Production and longest-tenured employee besides Cesar, had to call “Cesar 911” himself for help with his Staffordshire pit bull mix Suzie, who had started to develop anti-social tendencies and show dog aggression. When she also started to show aggression toward people, Cesar came to the rescue, and […]

Sprechen Sie Dachshund? Dogs And Language: Part 2

Sprechen Sie Dachshund? Dogs And Language: Part 2

Last time, we asked you to spend a week giving commands in a language your dog doesn’t know. This time around, you get to communicate with your dogs in a language you thought you didn’t know. Silence Is Golden The instructions for this week are simpler, but also more difficult. For one week, use all […]