Excellent Patricia McConnell post: “The Plot Thickens: Spay Neuter Effects & the Health of Our Dogs”

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I recently scoured scientific literature looking for evidence that spay/neutering is better for dogs in an attempt to convince a client he should get his very large male dog neutered. I couldn’t find any convincing evidence. Yet, it’s pretty much considered sacrilege for responsible dog people to suggest that their may be benefits to keeping a dog intact. In an … Read More

Answer these 3 Questions to Teach Your Dog Any Behavior

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I use the 3 Questions approach whenever I need to teach a dog any behavior. I highly recommend learning and making it a habit to ask these 3 questions whenever you want to teach your dog anything. At the bottom of the page, you can download training logs and worksheets to help you practice this approach at home. You can … Read More