Vizsla mix for adoption in Encinitas, CA
Dog adoption

Vizsla mix for adoption in Encinitas, CA

Van Halen is a 4-year-old Viszla mix for adoption in Encinitas, CA

How to feed a prey model raw dog food diet
Dog food

How to feed a prey model raw dog food diet

Information from one dog owner on how she feeds a prey model raw dog food diet to her three large dogs.

A simple way to help a dog in need
Dog adoption

A simple way to help a dog in need

A simple way to help a dog in need is to donate to her adoption donation fee. Mindy is a black Lab/pitbull mix looking for her forever home.

How walking my dog changed my life
Dog exercise

How walking my dog changed my life

Today I walk (or run) with my dog every day because it’s something I enjoy. We might miss a day or two if he’s feeling tired, but for the most part we walk at least 20 minutes every day.

Dog Training: What are you working on today?
Dog behavior

Dog Training: What are you working on today?

Dog training never really ends. There is always more to teach a dog, and always more they can teach us.

10 Dog Obedience School ‘Dropouts’
FUNNY

10 Dog Obedience School ‘Dropouts’

Looks like these dogs are ignoring what they learned in obedience class.

I’ll be watching Cesar Millan’s new show, Cesar 911
Dog behavior

I’ll be watching Cesar Millan’s new show, Cesar 911

Why I’m a fan of Cesar Millan and plan to watch his new show Cesar 911.

Mindy has been adopted!
Dog adoption

Mindy has been adopted!

Mindy Girl is a Lab/pitbull mix for adoption in the San Diego area.

My dog whines on weekend mornings
Dog behavior

My dog whines on weekend mornings

I know my dog can hold it for 9 hours. He does so every night. If I let him out two hours later on a Friday night, there’s no reason why he can’t sleep in two hours later on a Saturday morning.

My dog gets too excited around other dogs on walks
Dog behavior

My dog gets too excited around other dogs on walks

My dog tends to pull when he sees other dogs on walks. This post is about how I’m training him to stop this behavior.

Dog Training: Should corrections be used as a last resort?
Dog training

Dog Training: Should corrections be used as a last resort?

When I’m training my dog I prefer to use positive reinforcement as much as possible – treats and praise. But sometimes a correction is what’s needed for the best results, and using a correction is not my last resort.