Doggie Behavior

Top 5 reasons to avoid self feeding your dog

Published On May 23, 2012 at 2:59 pm
Auto Feeding Dog Bowls

I remember years ago growing up we had a sheep dog. A huge, white, fluffy thing and she was anything but well behaved. The fault rarely lies with the dog and in this case I can definitely say that we -my parents and I- were the primary cause of all the canine behavior issues that [...]

Guide dog who ran away from home – Reunited

Published On July 17, 2011 at 6:47 am
Dog running away

A Denver area guide dog, frightened by a thunderstorm, escaped from her home, leaving her blind owner alone and desperate to find her. During a downpour on Tuesday night, his front door blew open, and his guide dog, “Gwen”, disappeared. For hours, during the storm, this poor fellow walked his neighborhood, calling for his dog, [...]

Dog makes it across country and is re-united with owner

Published On July 6, 2011 at 1:46 am
Dog running away

Well this is certainly interesting, it seems that a lab cross named Pollux ran away from home in Quebec and was found by a guy in BC. Kamloops SPCA staff are baffled as to how Pollux, who went missing a year ago, traveled more the 3,000 kilometers to make it to B.C. safe and sound…. [...]

How to raise a polite dog

Published On June 24, 2011 at 3:39 am

It’s very important to remember that you dog learns though every interaction they have. Over the course of the dog’s life these interactions shape behavior. Routine comes from past experiences and practices. If your dog barks to get your attention for meal time, walk time, play time or what have you, if you fix him [...]