My advice is don’t begin to feed your dog from the table in the first place. But if you’re reading this, you already have the problem of a begging dog. So many dog owners initially think it’s cute or just want their dogs to have “just a taste.” Before you know it, you’ve created a […]
Jim, How long do I have to use treats for training? I’ve been using treats since I started training my dog, but now I’m worried about my dog gaining weight. – James, via e-mail My Answer: I have good news for you. You do not need to train with treats forever. here’s my take on […]
Jim, Should I feed my new dog once or twice a day? My Answer: As you know, the way you feed your dog is critical to dog behavior. This is especially true for puppies. While some dogs do well with one meal a day, others do not. The difference is their metabolism rate which is affected […]
The guide to when, how and where to feed.
One of my dog training secrets is to watch what you feed your dog. Many dog foods have cheap, low-quality ingredients and “fillers.” It’s easy to understand how this could have a negative effect on your dog’s health, but many people don’t realize this can impact your dog’s behavior as well. That’s why I recommend […]
The very best way to stop your dog from begging at the table for scraps is – don’t encourage it in the first place. Simple right. You would think so. But so many dog owners initially think it’s cute or just want their dogs to have “just a taste”. Before you know it, you’ve created […]
There is a health epidemic in our dogs due to the poor quality of commercial dog food as well as environmental stresses.
Why is that we dogs and cats have to eat dry, boring, processed pellets called “food” all the while our humans are sitting down to sizzling steaks, juicy burgers, tasty casseroles and yummy rotisserie baked chickens? And, right in front of our noses I might add!