A medium-sized tan dog with no collar is running down an empty rural road. He is visibly stressed with a tight mouth, ears pinned, tail tucked, and spine curved.
Had myself quite the adventure today. My neighbor’s recently rescued dog somehow got out of the yard while she was gone (her dad was home). I have only done a single training session with her and the dog. The dog was rescued from a hoarding situation and is extremely fearful of men, so the owner’s dad (of whom he is
Every year, thousands of people decide to bring home a puppy or newly adopted dog, but very few of them take any time to set their puppy up for success. In my over 7 years working in a pet supply retail store, rarely did a day go by without someone coming in with a newly acquired puppy or dog (who, sadly, usually looked terribly overwhelmed by all the sudden environmental changes) that had either been purchased completely on impulse (always a terrible idea), or they had plann