July 2020

An Easy Fresh Food Recipe for your Dog

By |2020-07-27T22:41:08+00:00July 31st, 2020|Aggression, Behavior, How To|

Adding fresh raw food to your dog's diet doesn't need to be expensive or time-consuming. If your dog is an adult, you can swap up to 20% of her kibble for fresh food without having to worry about nutritional balance. This means if your dog eats 14 meals/week, you can feed 1-2 meals of homemade

Stopping A Dog Attack: Dog Attacks Mailman

By |2020-07-26T01:51:56+00:00July 26th, 2020|Aggression, Behavior, How To|

Hello! Sorry, I'm a couple of days late, but I wanted to share with you a new video I put together that was inspired by the Active Self Protection channel on YouTube. On July 14th I posted a video that I put together comprised of clips of off-leash dogs that we've encountered during our Verbal

May 2018

Aggression in Dogs: An In-depth Training Example

By |2018-10-10T17:12:34+00:00May 12th, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Case Study, Dogs, Training|

Meet Milo, a very aggressive Pug mix that lives in a building where everyone knows to stay away from him. Milo demonstrates that aggression in dogs is not based solely on a dog's breed. And, although many would think this is a dog that comes from an abusive background, I didn't think that

April 2018

Dogs and Children: How to Keep Your Child Safe

By |2018-07-27T23:03:13+00:00April 7th, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Dogs, FAQ, Q&A|

More than 80 percent of all dog bites treated in the emergency room involve children under the age of 15. Put simply, issues between dogs and children exists because people are naïve, negligent, or just plain ignorant. This sounds harsh, but it is very true. Let me explain: You see, I’ve heard

March 2018

What to Do if You Own a Reactive Dog

By |2018-06-14T21:10:40+00:00March 30th, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Dogs, Q&A, Training|

  You’re walking out of your apartment and you approach the elevator. You press the button and you feel the anxiety start to build up as you hold your dog’s leash tightly, subconsciously pulling up, anticipating an explosion. The elevator bell rings; the doors open, and - like clockwork - your dog begins lunging,

February 2018

What To Do When A Dog Growls At You

By |2018-04-14T20:13:14+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs|

It's just another day lounging next to your pupper while watching tv. Commercials come on and you turn and pet your dog, but instead of responding with a kiss and tail wag, your dog growls at you. Maybe you've just brought home your new puppy and you're all excited to introduce him or her to