Monthly Archives: June 2011

Stella at Two

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC There was a night I feared she would not survive.  She was twitching incessantly and crying inconsolably.  We knew her disease was often fatal, but she had to survive.  We’d only had her a few weeks, … Continue reading

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The Truth About Canine Aggression

Michael Baugh CPDT-KSA, CDBC “Your dog isn’t dominant; he’s frightened.”  I say that to clients who have dogs with aggressive behavior more often than you might think.  People are surprised, and many are relieved.  The dog isn’t being mean to … Continue reading

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Helping a Dog Meet Baby

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC Dear Michael: My daughter has a 4 month old baby. Since his birth, my tiny dog has been nothing short of a nightmare around him. He wants to get close and lick him and play with him. … Continue reading

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Taking the Pull out of Walks

It’s one of the most natural things in the world for us human beings, walking side by side.  Unfortunately it’s not at all natural for our dogs.  Rarely do they walk that way on their own.  When they do, it’s … Continue reading

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