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Dog Dominance

Dog Training: Knowing When To Break The Rules

Nicole Wilde | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Nicole Wilde

Certain rules persist, whether they make logical sense or not. Shouldn't you always eat before your dog? That is the rule, after all. But in real life, isn't it better to eat either before or after your dog, depending on what's convenient for you?

Do Some Dogs Need a Heavier Hand?

Nicole Wilde | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Nicole Wilde

There are also some very pushy, obnoxious dogs out there (Bodhi, when he first came to us, for example), and yes, even aggressive and severely aggressive dogs. But when we put those dogs in a box and slap a label on it (Red Zone! Beware!), we do them a disservice.

Should You Always Eat Before Your Dog?

Nicole Wilde | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Nicole Wilde

I just finished feeding my dogs. I haven't eaten yet. Are my dogs gleefully celebrating this obvious clue that they're about to inherit the kingdom?

Experts Say Dominance-Based Dog Training Techniques Made Popular by Television Shows Can Contribute to Dog Bites

Sophia Yin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophia Yin

The study demonstrated that many confrontational training methods do little to correct improper behavior and can elicit aggressive responses.