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Training & Discipline

Animal behavior is a huge thing in dog and cat health. Dog behavior makes or breaks a dog’s career in the house.

Bark Collars I Like and Use

What you want in a “good” bark collar Bark Collars Seem Barbaric (So is dropping a dog off at the pound because your apartment is evicting you, or surgically ‘debarking’ a dog) Every year,...

Wireless Dog and Cat – Invisible Fence Without the Wire

My brother bought an invisible fence which required that he bury a wire around the perimeter of his property. He even had to cut a groove in his driveway. Worse than the installation, he...

When Picking a Rescue Dog, Please Note

"She's Just Scared" Is Code For "10 Years of Apologies to Friends"Watch this video on YouTubeDr Johnson has two Youtube Video Channels. See drjohnson.com/youtube for more details. When Picking a Rescue Dog, Please Note...

How (Not) To Adopt A Rescue Dog

“I’m going to go see a dog today that I am thinking about adopting. It’s a rescue, is there anything I should be looking for?“ Without a doubt the first thing you have to...

What To Do If Your Dog Is Terrible On A Leash

Your biggest liability is that he pops off the leash and ends up in traffic. I would say by itself, that is a good reason to reign in this behavior. First order of business...

Get a Training Whistle! I Think It’s Important. Here’s Why

Two reasons I think everyone should have a training whistle First let me talk about training whistles, there are three kinds, The first kind has moving parts that allow you to make the noise...

CBD Cannabidiol Success With Dog and Leash Aggression

“OK so [My Fur Baby] has been on CBD for 3 weeks now. I think we can call this experiment a success! It has taken the edge off for sure. I can walk her...

How To Avoid Creating Separation Anxiety in Puppies

Ultra-Simplified, to avoid Separation anxiety in adult dogs, provide them with separation when they’re babies. Put them aside even when you’re home, while they’re young for a couple hours at a time and “let...

Barking

Barking Dogs Can Be Controlled Quickly – Don’t Keep Suffering With That I’ve had two dogs in all my 25 years of dog-owning that needed a shock collar, but MAN when they need one,...

How To Raise a Pretty Good Puppy

How To Raise a Pretty Good Puppy Well, how to raise a REALLY good puppy. I learned a mess of stuff about caring for puppies over the years, because I saw what people did...

Different Stages of Canine Aggression

Vets Notes Different Stages of Canine Aggression This is a good document on the Ladder of Aggression and it’s useful especially for people you’re training to recognize when a pet could be ‘trouble’ for...