Monthly Archives: June 2010

Home Alone: Separation Issues

Some dogs are the world’s best companions and they are just perfect until it comes time for the owner to leave them alone. You may have heard of dogs who tear the house apart when separated from their owners. Dogs … Continue reading

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NEW on AOL’s PawNation

Ask the AKC Animal Behaviorist – Help! The Dog is Jumping on Guests

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NEW on AOL’s PawNation

Ask the AKC Animal Behaviorist – My Dog Pulls Too Hard on His Leash

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CGC and Service Dogs: Being Ethical

Unfortunately, the call I received on Tuesday morning was not unusual. A dog owner started the conversation by telling me her dog had recently passed the AKC Canine Good Citizen test. “Congratulations,” I said, “That’s wonderful!” Before I could say … Continue reading

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NEW! Ask the AKC Animal Behaviorist

Check out advice for owners with dogs that chew over at AOL’s PawNation! My Dog is Chewing Up Everything in Sight!

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On Memorial Day weekend, some people have the tradition of hot dog cook-outs or picnics with the family. Since 1980, my annual tradition has been to take vacation days from work and attend the annual Association for Behavior Analysis International … Continue reading

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