Dog owners’ liability

Dog Owners’ Liability for Bites and Other Injuries: An Overview, …the general principles governing the civil and criminal liability of dog owners when their pets hurt someone—and links to find more details. (source) Dog owner liability Dog owner’s legal defense Who is liable Compensation for dog bites Liability insurance

Socialization varies

Socialization is different for puppies and dogs. Puppies: during their early weeks and months, puppies have the best chance of forming new relationships with other dogs, other species, and adapting to stimuli in their environment. This time frame is called the socialization period, commonly considered to be the first three months of life, approximately 3… Read More »

Let them say no

By Cinder Wilkinson-Kenner, CPDT-KA. Is your dog allowed to say, NO? Mine is. This is a relatively new concept in the world of dog training. Back in the “old days” the common advice when training our dogs, “handlers should never, ever, let the dog make any choices of its own”. Whether in training, play, even… Read More »