Category: Dog

Online Behavior Advice: Help or Harm?

by Caitlin Coberly

I founded the “Dog Training 101 Community Forum” on Facebook late in 2010. At the time, I was exhausted from working in rescue—having volunteered doing adoptions, transport, and even starting a low-cost spay and neuter clinic.

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Literature Review: Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

by Sarah Fraser

Just like their human caretakers, pet dogs are reaping the benefits of medical advancements and are living longer than ever before (Katina et al., 2016; McGreevy & Bennett, 2010). While a longer lifespan is viewed as a positive by most owners, a dog’s golden years can come with a host of age-related medical and behavioral challenges. Canine cognitive dysfunction (CCD), similar to Alzheimer’s Disease in humans, is one such condition affecting a notable proportion of the country’s approximately 30 million senior and geriatric dogs (Madari et al., 2015).

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When do you fire a client?

by Adria Karlsson

As a behavior consultant, there will likely come a time when it becomes obvious to you that a client is no longer the right fit to be working with you.

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