Dog Aggression

Corrections in Dog Training

Robert Cabral Dog Aggression, Dog Training Leave a Comment

Correct Them or Kill Them I’ve been a pretty outspoken advocate for shelter dogs, and all dogs in general for the last several years.  I’ve also spent most of my time training and competing with dogs.  To be clear, I deal with all types of dogs, not just the ones I choose, but also the ones that are chosen for …

Puppy Training Engagement

Puppy Training Rules of 9

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Puppy Training Puppies are in their developmental foundation stage and depending on what they experience, and how they experience it, this will create the dog they become. Most idiosyncrasies that dogs have can be often be traced back to things that happened as puppies, in particular fear and aggression. If a puppy has a bad experience and nothing is done …

rattlesnake avoidance training

What Rattlesnake Training Will (and Won’t) Do…

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In many areas where rattlesnakes pose a serious danger to humans and  dogs, people opt to “avoidance train” their dogs.  It is important to understand what this training will and won’t do for your dog. Let’s start out with what it won’t do.  Avoidance training is not a 100% guarantee that your dog will never get bitten by a rattlesnake, …

Rattlesnake Avoidance Training – the Truth

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Rattlesnake Avoidance Training What it will and what it won’t do for your dog. Just the other day my neighbor told me that his dog was button by a rattlesnake. We began to discuss this since he knows that I offer avoidance training. We discussed if this training would have helped; in some situations it will, others it won’t. To …

Vegetables for Dogs

Vegetables for Dogs

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Some of My Dog’s Favorite Vegetables I like to add fresh, organic vegetables to my dog’s raw food diet. Here I share with you some of my favorite vegetables for dogs, especially the ones my dog loves.  Kale and celery are among our favorites.  I also like to add a little parsley among other healthy veggies from the farmer’s markets.  I find …

Dog Aggression Happy Pit Bull Mix

Dog Aggression in the Foster’s Home…

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Shelter dogs can often develop behavioral problems including dog aggression. This is an email from a person who rescued such a dog. The dog was perfect in the shelter and perfect with a local foster. This behavior may have a lot to do with his recent experiences. If you read along you’ll see my assessment and comments on the mistakes …