Management of An Aggressive, Fearful, or Reactive Dog

Management of An Aggressive, Fearful, or Reactive Dog

If you cannot walk your dog safely or if you continue to expose him to his triggers, you are better off staying at ...
The Need for Safety in Learning

The Need for Safety in Learning

It is worth noting that in environments where basic needs cannot easily be met, it is easier to capture feral ...
Playgroups for Shelter Dogs

Playgroups for Shelter Dogs

Barrier frustration is a common phenomenon…The barrier prevents the dog from accessing other dogs for normal ...
How to Become a Better Animal Trainer

How to Become a Better Animal Trainer

By Karolina Westlund Ph.D. of PPG corporate partner Illis Animal Behaviour Consulting It took me years to ...
Managing an Aggressive,  Fearful, or Reactive Dog

Managing an Aggressive, Fearful, or Reactive Dog

By Don Hanson When you have a dog that is exhibiting aggressive behavior, you have a responsibility to keep ...
BARKS Podcast with Dr. Hannah Capon of Canine Arthritis Management: December 21, 2020

BARKS Podcast with Dr. Hannah Capon of Canine Arthritis Management: December 21, 2020

Join PPG president Niki Tudge and Canine Arthritis Management (CAM) founder Dr. Hannah Capon (right) as they ...
The One Thing No Amount of Studying Can Teach You about Dogs

The One Thing No Amount of Studying Can Teach You about Dogs

By Michelle Underwood *This post is a selected entry from the Pet Professional Guild Writers’ Competition ...
Maintaining a Rewarding Relationship with Your Dog

Maintaining a Rewarding Relationship with Your Dog

By Tiff Shao *This post is a selected entry from the Pet Professional Guild Writers’ Competition for Geek Week ...
My Service Dog Changed My Life – And I Didn’t Even Want Her

My Service Dog Changed My Life – And I Didn’t Even Want Her

By Aida Garcia *This post is a selected entry from the Pet Professional Guild Writers’ Competition for Geek Week ...
How Good Are You at Assessing Your Animal’s Emotional State?

How Good Are You at Assessing Your Animal’s Emotional State?

By Karolina Westlund Ph.D. of PPG corporate partner Illis Animal Behaviour Consulting I recently did a little ...
BARKS Podcast with Paula Garber and Tabitha Kucera of the PPG Feline Committee: December 4, 2020

BARKS Podcast with Paula Garber and Tabitha Kucera of the PPG Feline Committee: December 4, 2020

Niki Tudge, PPG president, chats with the PPG Feline Committee chair, Paula Garber and vice-chair, Tabitha Kucera ...
What Makes a Cat a Cat?

What Makes a Cat a Cat?

By Dr. Liz Bales What is the essence of a cat? When we understand what motivates a cat’s behavior, we ...