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Capers for Canines (and Other Animals) A recent reader’s comment saying that anyone can be a dog trainer is absolutely correct. There are no governing bodies to control it. I visited my local pet store and saw business cards for almost a dozen trainers hanging on the bulletin board. It’s become a very popular profession. Services Canins au Québec. Acheter un Chien - Tous ce qu'il faut savoir avant d'acheter un chien. Index.php. Canine Connection LLC  - Dubuque dog trainer: Leading the way in Dubuque and the tri-state area with state-of-the-art positive reinforcement dog training and behavior modification. Lifestyle. Dogster. Cynopsis. Whose bright idea was that? Labradoodle If Wally Conron had known what was going to become of the labradoodle, he wouldn't have bred the dog in the first place.

Whose bright idea was that?

It was 22 years ago and Conron, now 81, was working as the breeding and puppy-walking manager for the Royal Guide Dog Association of Australia when his boss set him a tough task. A blind woman from Hawaii had written asking if it they could provide a guide dog that would not shed hair, because her husband was allergic to it. "I said, 'Oh yes, this will be a piece of cake. The standard poodle is a working dog, it doesn't shed hair, it'll be great.' Conron decided there was one possibility left – take his best labrador bitch and mate it with a standard poodle. The labradoodle proved to be a brilliant dog for the blind, and the woman in Hawaii was happy. Does that happen a lot? Now, the designer dog has become a status symbol.

Conron has a pet labrador, Rocky, and has never kept a labradoodle as a pet. Sinclair C5 That's not that all that went wrong. Home. Cpdtprep : CPDT Preparation. APEECQ - Accueil. En tant que membre de l’APEECQ depuis plusieurs années, j’ai le grand plaisir de vous présenter notre association.

APEECQ - Accueil

Nous sommes un regroupement de professionnels du monde canin en qui vous pouvez avoir confiance. Amour et passion pour le chien nous rassemblent… compétences et formation nous distinguent. Notre but premier : promouvoir le lien humain/chien. Ce site vous permettra de trouver les ressources nécessaires afin de bien comprendre toutes les implications de la sélection d’une race et les responsabilités qui découlent de l’acquisition et de l’éducation de votre compagnon à quatre pattes. Trop de personnes, encore, font cet achat sur un coup de cœur. Laissez-nous vous aider, - Notre lien canhumain et opinions. Why Dogs Hump (Spoiler Alert: it’s not all about dominance) Last summer, I house-sat for my parents while they went on vacation.

Why Dogs Hump (Spoiler Alert: it’s not all about dominance)

Neither of their pets, a 14-year-old cat and an 11-year-old dog, do well being boarded, and it was much less stressful for me to stay with them than it would have been to send them somewhere. I brought my dogs with me, so it was a very full household. Their elderly Lab cross, Duke, already knew Layla quite well. However, he wasn’t as familiar with my youngest pup, Mischief. This posed a bit of a problem. Holistic approach to anal gland problems in dogs. By Dr.

Holistic approach to anal gland problems in dogs

Peter Dobias, DVM One would think that most vets learn about anal glands in vet school. This was not true in my case. It was our dachshund Gerda who initiated me in the less pleasant part of living with a dog. Dachshunds are very passionate when it comes to tracking and they love being in the forest. I remember taking Gerda to our cottage near the German border for the first time. This is how I learned that dogs had anal glands. Dog Whisperer, Dog Psychology and Cesar Millan. By Lisa Mullinax, CPDT-KSA When this article was first written in 2006, the main focus was placed on the television show.

Dog Whisperer, Dog Psychology and Cesar Millan

Seven years later, the show has since been canceled. But the information contained herein is more relevant than ever, as thousands of the show's followers have since entered the world of training, modeling their methods after the show and creating problems for unsuspecting dog owners everywhere. We strongly recommend those who disagree with this article read the links and/or books provided before contacting us to avoid making arguments based on personal belief which don't hold up against the facts.

Behavior Differences in Dogs from Pet Stores Versus Breeders. Quand un chien remue la queue, regardez de quel côté ! En fonction de l'orientation principale du battement de la queue, on peut en déduire si un chien est détendu ou stressé. © Bikesandwich, Flickr, cc by nc 2.0.

Quand un chien remue la queue, regardez de quel côté !

Sophie Trudeau. Chien destructeur: une nouvelle approche du budget-temps. Wolf to Dog - Scientists Agree on How, but Not Where. This controversy is intriguing even if you’re not a dog lover.

Wolf to Dog - Scientists Agree on How, but Not Where

It illuminates the challenges scientists face as they excavate the history of any species from its DNA. Scientists have long agreed that the closest living relatives of dogs are wolves, their link confirmed by both anatomy and DNA. Somewhere, at some point, some wolves became domesticated. They evolved not only a different body shape, but also a different behavior. Instead of traveling in a pack to hunt down prey, dogs began lingering around humans. A few fossils supply some tantalizing clues to that transformation.

In the 1990s, scientists started using new techniques to explore the origin of dogs. In a 2002 study, for example, Peter Savolainen, now at the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, and his colleagues concluded that dogs evolved in East Asia. Dr. While early studies of canine origins were limited to fragments of DNA, scientists are now starting to sequence entire genomes of dogs and wolves. Dr. Newsletter - Déclic et des chiens. Eduquer son chien ou chiot : Rappel - Propreté - Marche - Aboiement... Analyzing Dog Behavior and Puppy Behavior. A positive dog trainer and canine behavior expert dispels common and pervasive myths about dogs and their behavior.

Analyzing Dog Behavior and Puppy Behavior

By Pat Miller Hang with dog folks long enough and you’re sure to hear some pretty interesting theories about dog behavior. Some are, of course, useful and accurate, but the dog training world is littered with myths, many of which are at least several generations old. The Dog Food Directory - now listing 1194 dog foods! At the Dog Park: Red Alert Behavior Series: Tail Tucked Plus Risks to Small Dogs. Problems With Artificial Preservatives in Dog Food.

Are undeclared artificial preservatives in pet food a problem?

Problems With Artificial Preservatives in Dog Food

By Mary Straus and Nancy Kerns Recently we’ve heard from a number of dog owners who are concerned about the use of ethoxyquin to preserve fish meal that is used in dog foods. We’ve had one e-mail forwarded to us several times expressing worry over links between undeclared ethoxyquin in pet foods and canine cancer. We have long advised owners to pass over dog food that contains artificial preservatives such as butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), tert-butyl hydroquinone (TBHQ), propyl gallate, and ethoxyquin, in favor of products made with natural preservatives, such as tocopherols (vitamin E), citric acid (vitamin C), and rosemary extract. Though synthetic preservatives were once – as recently as 20 years ago – the usual preservative found in all dry dog foods, today, they appear only on the labels of low-cost and lower-quality products. It turns out, though, that this is just part of the story. Liste descriptive des nourritures canines retrouvées sur le marché.

TTouch – “Walking In balance” DVD. December 24, 2013 at 9:25 pm The only Black Friday Sale I took advantage of last month was the one offered by Tawzer Dog.

TTouch – “Walking In balance” DVD

I got Lori Steven’s TTouch Walking In Balance DVD and last week I finished watching all 3 discs. Des vaccins en trop pour nos animaux. Des vétérinaires québécois recommandent que les animaux de compagnie reçoivent les vaccins de base régulièrement, parfois annuellement ou tous les deux ans, tel que prescrit par les pharmaceutiques sur les boîtes de leurs fioles. Ces produits seraient pourtant efficaces durant plus de cinq ans, voire sept ans, chez les chiens et les chats en santé. «Lorsque les vaccins de base sont administrés à des animaux adultes, l'immunité qui en résulte dure généralement au moins trois ans. Where Dogs Are Family « Keywords: praying, tricks, Training. Dogs Line Up With the Earth's Magnetic Field to Poop and Pee. The Cancer Diet for Dogs. Cancer. It’s about the scariest word a pet owner can hear. There are many different types of cancers. Some cancers will have tumours and others are cancers of the blood that do not have visible growths.

Not all tumours are malignant; some are benign and are simply a tumour that can be surgically removed and your dog will recover fully. Other types of cancer are more insidious and cannot easily be treated. Operant Conditioning – How to Modify a Dog’s Behavior. Operant conditioning does not mean reward training. Operant conditioning actually encapsulates both reward and aversive training.