Do you believe in dog?: 51 Shades of Grey: Misuse, Misunderstanding and Misinformation of the Concepts of “Dominance” and “Punishment”

November 8, 2015

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“Any student in experimental psychology has done at least one cognitive computer task where the computer gives feedback for accurate (sound A) or inaccurate (sound B) responses. This is typically done so the subject can update its knowledge of the task and change its response pattern to increase performance. Is it not fascinating that the […]

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IS IT DOG DOMINANCE? OR IS IT BULLY TYPE BEHAVIOR?

November 4, 2015

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Thinking about raising new puppies/adolescents reminds me that some “experts” still use “dominant dog” strategies in multi-dog households when conflict occurs. Even though i accept that some dogs are capable leaders, able to use status benevolently. If a dog feels the need to exit doors (ahead of everyone else), possess/control (POV) desirable resting locations, guard/control […]

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Getting the right advice! It’s a welfare issue for companion pets!

July 27, 2015

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IMO! The following hurts pets because owners don’t get the right education. Here’s a short list why! 1.) Advice from anyone. They do not understand the complications of behavior assessment and protocols. 2.) Protocols are applied incrementally and structurally. This doesn’t happen when owners buy products and apply indiscriminately without guidance from experts. This also […]

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Josef’s stuffed animals

November 9, 2014

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Josef’s stuffed animals Another *logger asked people to send in photos of their childhood teddies or other stuffed animals. Well, if I had any teddies or stuff animals, I most certainly lost those years ago. But as an adult, I did start collecting stuffed animals and have quite a collection, bears and bunnies. But this […]

Teaching dogs manners in public

November 6, 2014

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“It takes a village” Recently, I suggested it takes ones neighbors, and those we encounter in public to help us raise and teach our dogs good manners. However, this is not an expectation, it means, can we solicit help using a cooperative effort, not intended to impose on anyone. Otherwise, if you’re training dogs in the real world, […]

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