Earlier in the week, this Facebook post showed up on my timeline from an eco-lifestyle website : “Crate training is cruel. How did you break your dog(s)?” I reread it. Yup, I did read it correctly. My blood started to boil, because my initial thought was that this was posted by someone just trying to… Continue reading Is Crate Training Cruel?
Our post yesterday about a news story on barking generated a lot of interest in ways to help control your dog’s barking. So, our resident dog behavior specialist, Trainer Dan whipped up this column for us with some tips. Thanks, Dan! 🙂 Problem barking is a common concern for pet owners. With some dogs in… Continue reading Ask Trainer Dan: Tips to Control Barking
One of the biggest myths I run into when talking with pet owners is that only large dogs need to be trained. All dogs, regardless of size, would be well served by getting training. There are a few reasons for this, but in essence, your dog will only behave as well as you require her… Continue reading Ask Trainer Dan: Size Doesn’t Matter
My Tail Hurts From Wagging So Much is pleased to introduce our readers to Dan Cicio – a dog trainer at My Doggies Daycare in Southern California. He started there as a kennel supervisor and quickly realized just how much he enjoyed working with the dogs, to the point that he knew it would be… Continue reading Ask Trainer Dan: Good Recall Methods