Adopting? Fostering? A bit of preparation and some changes to your routine and house will set you and your new dog up for success, so you can focus on things that really matter. The things you wanted a dog for in the first place: taking pictures of him looking adorable while he sleeps or chewing on the squeaky squirrel toy, eating popcorn together on the couch watching Netflix, or kicking leaves in the park.
Is your dog barking excessively? Canadian trainer Kristi Benson discusses ways to reduce your dog’s barking using modern, humane techniques. Kristi is a dog trainer as well as mentor and coach at the prestigious Academy for Dog Trainers, founded and run by one of the world’s leading dog training professionals, Jean Donaldson. Kristi was originally trained as an archeologist and enjoys skijoring and recreational mushing with her Alaskan huskies. Kristi has also fostered, trained and placed racing sled dogs since 2007.Barking, fear barking, non-fear barking, Training
Dangerous *dogs?* Or Dangerous *humans?* What’s the real story behind dog bite statistics? Is breed-discriminatory legislation based on comprehensive data, or myths perpetrated by popular and social media?
Dogs are brilliant at understanding human body language. But how well do you understand your dog’s body language? Do you recognize stress signals when you see them? Learn how to better understand what your dog’s body is telling you from UK trainer, Joanne Boyce.