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 yourself, your family, your pets, and your community safe. A dog that is behaving aggressively is ...
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 for
Maintaining a Rewarding Relationship with Your Dog
By Tiff Shao *This post is a selected entry from the Pet Professional Guild Writers’ Competition for
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
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 experiment on Facebook. First, my friends and followers helped me ...
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 understand what to expect from a cat — as a human companion and a companion to other cats in our homes. With this ...
Dog Training in “3D”: Harnessing the Concepts of Distance, Duration and Distractions
By Joan Hunter Mayer of PPG corporate partner Transpaw Gear®
At TransPaw Gear, we want people to have ...
Dudley the Wonder Fish
By Sharon Empson It has been a little over a year since I trained Dudley as part of my Karen Pryor Academy Certification as a Pet Trainer. Not wanting to add more furry pets to our home, I chose a fish as my “other ...