Of course we rely on our voice to communicate to other that they should keep their distance. However there are some of the pitfalls dog handlers run into that sometimes makes this simple solution not so simple. Pitfalls Sometimes simply you don’t see others coming. You may miss someone if you are looking at your dog, reaching for.. read more →

Dog muzzles for an aggressive dog If it is possible your dog might bite, or your dog is aggressive, snarky or reactive, or if your dog is in a situation where they are in pain, you really should consider investing in and training your dog to wear a muzzle. On the one hand, people can feel more confident.. read more →

Halloween can be scary for dogs!  With all the preparations we can get so distracted on Halloween that sometimes we forget about how it might affect our dog. Here are some reminders of the Halloween dangers that can not only affect the well-being of dogs and but pose threats to the safety of those around them. Halloween.. read more →

You can buy the Gentle Leader almost anywhere now, including on Amazon. It is often recommended when dealing with or trying to control a lunging, pulling or aggressive dog. See more information on managing an aggressive dog with a head halter. Yet there are still a few dog owners (even some trainers) who haven’t learned.. read more →

Statistically more children are seen by hospitals for dog bites than any other age group. It is simply far too easy for children to get bitten because they play with dogs the most and in ways that are more likely to alarm dogs.  In addition, they have less experience in reading the warning signs and are less able to defend themselves… read more →