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.
10 dogs that have gotten themselves on the wall of shame, including my dog Ace.
ThatMutt.com raises money to help sponsor a shelter dog each month. For the month of February, the dog is Otis, a pug/beagle mix with Priceless Pet Rescue in Chino Hills, Calif.
What should you do to prepare your dog for being left alone for the first time?
Three very cute dogs are waiting for you to guess their breeds – Louie, Russell and Ringo.
Leave your best guesses in the comments section.
I asked Veterinarian Tom Watson to share his expertise on running with senior dogs.
I have used or at least recommended almost every single training collar available – prong collars, shock collars, Gentle Leaders, anti-pull harnesses.
I seriously have the world’s worst two cats. They could have their own weekly cat shaming post all to themselves.
Otis had a family, but due to his health issues the family had made the difficult choice to take Otis to the vet to end his life, according to the rescue.
It’s impossible to please everyone, of course, but for every person who walks out of your shelter disappointed or frustrated, you can bet she’s going to tell other people.