Dogs are very sensitive to our emotions, and respond much better to a calm person than to a fearful or angry one. Mindful dog training uses mindfulness techniques to insert our consciousness into every step of the dog training process. When we are emotionally aware, we can make better decisions, project calm energy, and respond in a more healthy and helpful fashion.
This is a guest post written by Alisa, human companion to a rescue Shiba Inu named Kuma. Copyright © Alisa and Kuma. Disclaimer: Pet nutrition is a complicated topic with many grey zones and contradicting information from experts. Even pet nutrition organizations NRC (National Research Council), AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control), and FEDIAF (European […]
B.A.R.F. stands for Biologically Accurate Raw Food. This article gives an introduction to raw dog diets, why I choose to feed my Shiba Inu a raw diet, how I do raw feeding, and some raw diet faqs.
I lost my two Husky dogs recently. This is about my journey through anxiety and depression after losing the two big loves of my life.
Discussion of Tortora’s 1983 study which presents a 9 step process for suppressing avoidance motivated aggression in dogs. We examine Tortora’s paper in detail, in particular what it says about shock collars and dog aggression.
People often say that dogs love us unconditionally. Is this really true? Do dogs really love us, or is their “love” just a form of behavioral conditioning? We talk about doggy love, human love, and the human-dog relationship.