5 Dangerous Dog Habits & How To Fix Them

5 Dangerous Dog Habits & How To Fix Them

Advertisement The other day, my neighbor’s dog darted out the front door and chased a young boy on a bike. She ended up biting the child’s foot, fracturing two of his toes. The dog now faces a mandatory 10-day Rabies quarantine and possible euthanasia. Sadly, the whole situation could have been avoided if her owners had provided the intervention, correction, and training to break her dangerous habits. As much as we love our dogs, there is no such thing as a “perfect” pooch. Dogs make mistakes and it is our job as their guardians…continue reading →

Pica: Why Does My Dog Eat Things He Shouldn’t & What Can I Do About It?

Advertisement Does your dog eat paper, dirt, poop, rocks, or anything else he shouldn’t? Eating non-food items is referred to as pica, and eating poop specifically is referred to as coprophagia. Apart from being destructive or disgusting, is this behavior dangerous for your dog? Does it indicate an underlying health problem you need to worry about? How do you protect your dog and your home from his unusual eating habits? Let’s explore pica and coprophagia so that you have the information you need to protect your dog. Why does my dog eat things…continue reading →