StartFragment You have probably been walking down the street with your dog and someone else appears with a dog, and their dog starts barking, pulling and lunging toward you and your dog?
Or maybe your dog does this? Why do they do this?
One of the main reasons a dog does this when walking on lead, is because they are walking on lead. The lead, or leash is one of the best and worst of creations for dogs. Best because it has kept countless dogs safe from harm (physical encou
StartFragment Do you give your dog choices? Think about that question for a few seconds.... For the most part our dogs don't get to make a lot of choices. We decide when they eat, when they get walked, where they sleep, what activities we do with them, how well we keep them groomed (or not), and if they get to stay sexually intact or not. Have you heard of the training protocol "nothing in life is free"? also known as NILIF. It is a program that basically takes complete contr
StartFragment Twenty years ago, I got my first Jack Russell Terrier. Back then they were still called Jack Russell Terriers, today they are known as Parson Russell Terriers.
Her name was "Fanny" and she had been a show dog and used for breeding purposes. She had only ever lived in a kennel when I got her, so she was not housebroken, didn't know how to use stairs and did not know the usual cues like "sit" and "down".
It didn't matter to me though as we had a great time worki