A Dog’s Tail Wagging Means It is Happy, Right?

As a trainer, I cannot tell you how many times I come into someone’s home and they tell me their dog doesn’t listen. I hate to break it to you, but your dog does not know spoken languages such as English, Spanish, Mandarin, etc. Yes, they may understand queues or commands that you have taught it through its life, but it does not understand you when you say, “Stop barking!” “Be quiet!” “Don’t jump on them!” or “Get in the house!”

Dogs speak body language and every position your dog moves into is intentional…

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Walking Your Dog in Hot Weather

Be careful and watch for signs that your dog is overheating! It is hard, because dogs are supposed to get a good amount of exercise daily and some people are unable to walk their dogs bright and early in the morning or later in the evening.

Dogs overheat easily and some dog breeds overheat faster than others due to…

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