All of us, humans and dogs, have spatial needs. What I like to call your “bubble”. When someone invades your space or bubble, it makes you uncomfortable. It is the same sensation for a dog. Just because you have a furry friend on the end of your leash, does not give anyone the right to […]
I love this time of year. Not only is my garden in full bloom, but the sun is shinning longer and it gives me more time to do activities that I love with my dogs. My fosters always get tons of socialization with all the art shows and activities happening around the city. Restaurant porches are […]
October, where did you come from? It is so hard to believe that Halloween is around the corner, then Thanksgiving and Christmas. Now is a great time to work with your furry friends on manners and social skills. Relatives and friends will be coming around, your house will be filled with great smells and lots […]
Whew, I feel like I have been repeating myself over and over lately about how to greet a dog appropriately. I am not sure why folks feel it is ok to rush to any dog they see and stick their hand over their head to pet the dog. I have been guilty of doing this inappropriate […]
Wow, our story aired on Good Morning America yesterday morning. Can you believe it, a zombie fighting dog and positive reinforcement training on national television! Whoo Hoo. http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/dog-wards-off-zombies-sleep-deprivation-parents-adopt-rescue-animal-son-us-16141577
It is very exciting. WFAA thought a zombie fighting dog was really a great thing. And so does Sawyer, who owns Malcolm, the zombie fighting dog. WFAA ran their story on last nights news. Check out the story here. http://www.wfaa.com/news/entertainment/pets/Mans-best-friend-chases-away-young-boys-nightmares-147378245.html Man’s best friend chases away young boy’s nightmares by TINA FOSTER WFAA Posted on April […]
Does your dog have good manners? With over 10 years experience in training, rescue and animal therapy, Robin’s classes offer a fun way for you and your dog to learn basic manners using only positive reinforcement.