Monthly Archives: May 2011

Safe Departures for Separation Anxiety

(from All Things Dog Blog – Ask the Dog Trainer) Dear Trainer: We adopted our 10 year old Bichon 3 years ago, when his elderly owner became disabled. He settled in with us just fine immediately and became very attached … Continue reading

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Training Your Adopted Dog

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC HOUSTON – Training a dog from a shelter or rescue group isn’t all that different than training any other dog. What might be different is the individual dog’s learning history and life experience. Keep in mind, … Continue reading

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Meditation on Dogs

They growl a bit of trash talk and move swiftly side to side. White teeth blur, mouths agape. Furred bodies parry and stop. Breathe. With a start again, little one leaps. Lanky one follows onto the bed, sheets and pillow … Continue reading

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