Dog Training: why do family dogs fight

Here’s a list of why dogs fight. Competition for resources, including your attention Status-related conflicts – that would be housemates of the same sex fighting over social status to name a few.

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

In recognition of National Dog Bite Prevention Week (May 17-23, 2009), The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) reiterates our belief in training dogs using positive and humane methods. Recent research has shown that the use of aversive training methods can increase aggressive behavior from dogs. The APDT urges dog owners to work with professional […]

Ay, Chihuahua!

Hollywood has done it again. Beverly Hills Chihuahua was a huge box office success. That means lots of families and lots of little kids ventured out to the theater and left wanting a Chihuahua of their very own. I mean, who can resist those adorable, tiny, talking dogs? They look so great in the movie, […]

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