When your dog is resisting doing something you want her to do, do you think/say “she’s just being stubborn” or “she just doesn’t mind!” Well, if that’s the case, maybe what’s really happening is that you haven’t clearly communicated to your dog what it is that you want her to do. And have you made […]

Courtesy and Politeness

Ask your dog about petting; he will tell you “Yes” or “No” as demonstrated in this video by trainer Grisha Stewart.

Dogs Communicate with their Bodies

Just imagine how difficult it would be for you to be in a foreign country where no one spoke your language and you didn’t speak theirs! Or, imagine how it would be if you couldn’t speak or write. How would you communicate? It’s our responsibility as owners to try to understand their language and to […]