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Obedience is a dog sport where a dog and handler work together as a team. The handler cues the animal to perform a behavior and the team is graded on how promptly and accurately the dog executes the behavior. What: Obedience Description: Handler cues the dog for behavior. Execution of the behavior is graded. Training: … Continue reading Obedience
Dr. Patricia McConnell Ph.D. is a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist with over 20 years of experience consulting pet owners about serious behavioral issues. She is an instructor, teaching about animal behavior, and has written over 10 books on the subject. Summary The Other End of the Leash (2003) is a very detailed look at canine … Continue reading Review: The Other End of the Leash by Patricia McConnell Ph.D.
I grew up in a male dominated society. You know the one. The United States of America. The President of the country has always been male. Most corporate CEOs are male. The male population makes, on average, more money than women doing the same jobs. This wasn’t something that was indoctrinated into me by my … Continue reading Being a Man in a Woman’s world
I have been thinking about the various ways people walk their dogs, or have their dogs walk them. For some it’s barely controlled chaos, for others it’s an exercise in total control of their dogs. For me, it’s a cooperation between human and dog. I was out today after being laid up for a bit … Continue reading How do you walk your dog?