Science Confirms That Dogs Can Recognize A Bad Person

Roles for Teaching Dogs: Safe Socializers

Socializing a boisterous puppyWhat about the puppy who is dominating the playgroup or escalates corrections and quickly becomes over-stimulated, spinning into a blaze of frenetic...
Lessons Children Can Learn from Dogs About End-of-Life, Loss, and Grief

Lessons Children Can Learn from Dogs About End-of-Life, Loss, and Grief

Lessons from the DogWe chose hospice/palliative care for Aspen when her liver started to fail because we thought she was still enjoying some quality...
Te fve must-have behaviors for any teaching dog

The Five Must-Have Behaviors for Any Teaching Dog

With time and practice, your teaching dog will likely amass animpressive repertoire of cues, tricks and behaviors under stimuluscontrol. But everyone has to begin somewhere! And when you areworking with a new...
What to look for when searching for a teaching dog of your own

What to Look for When Searching for a Teaching Dog of Your Own

So maybe you’ve decided to begin the search for that perfect dog tocomplement your business model. Where do you go frst? When itcomes to acquiring a dog, you’ve got two great...
Talking To Your Pets Isn’t Crazy, It’s A Sign Of Social Intelligence

Roles for Teaching Dogs: Helpers and Safe Socializers

This chapter discusses the role of Helper Dogs and Safe Socializers. (Demo Dogs are discussed in the next chapter.) Helper dogs are employed to serve as neutral dogs who help you...