Archives for March 2013

Just how Smart are Dogs?

Ever say something off the cuff to your dog, and have the sudden eerie feeling that he or she understood every word and is taking your opinion under consideration? “New discoveries are revealing that “man’s best friend” is smarter than we ever thought, with a brain that resembles our own in ways we never imagined.” […]

How to Make your Dog Useful

I’m thinking about teaching my dog that toilet paper one … why didn’t I think of that before?! Useful Dog Tricks 3 performed by Jesse

This dog needs a new hip – can you help?

This is Maui.  He is a 7 month old Mastiff mix, and I can attest that he’s sweet as pie; he attended Puppy class a few months ago.  Maui has a deformation in his hip and will need hip replacement surgery within the next 6 weeks, to the tune of $3500. His mom is deaf […]

Training Tidbit: Nothing In Life Is Free

Training Tidbit for March:  You can try this at home!  Nothing in Life is Free (or, how to be the smarter species) What is it? Nothing in Life is Free is a dog training program that uses the everyday things that your dog likes or wants, to reinforce a behavior such as “sit.”  Whenever you’re […]

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