Philosophy

The Old Way: Conflict and Coercion We’ve all heard advice that relates dog behavior to wolf social behavior: “Always eat before your dog and go through doorways first because that’s what a dominant wolf would do.” “If your dog growls or barks inappropriately or otherwise misbehaves, put him in his place by doing an alpha … Continued

Separation Anxiety - Canine Style

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Separation anxiety is one of the most common reasons for a trip to the animal behaviorist. Here are some helpful tips to calm your canine while you are away.

Separation Anxiety – Canine Style

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Separation anxiety is one of the most common reasons for a trip to the animal behaviorist. Here are some helpful tips to calm your canine while you are away.

Help, My Dog Bites! How to Deal with Dogs Who Bite

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If your dog bites or has bitten someone in the past, it is important to work with him so that it doesn’t happen again. Here are some tips and tools for training dogs so that they are safe around new people.

Neutered Male Dogs Can Still Have Sex

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Can neutered male dogs still have sex? As a veterinarian, I regularly recommend that intact dogs be neutered, for one, as a means of population control. It’s a standard recommendation in the U.S. Interestingly, most clients have no qualms about fixing their female dog; however, for some men, the mention of surgery for their male dog puts them on the defensive.