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Expert Column – American Dog Magazine
I’m a regular contributor to one of the best dog magazines out there, The American Dog Magazine. Below are some of my articles addressing important dog training issues. Click the images below to view full American Dog Magazine article in pdf format.
I’ve always felt a deep connection to the mission of The American Dog Magazine.
The American Dog Magazine is a “Lifestyle” Dog Magazine that is devoted to showcasing the extraordinary lifestyles of dogs and the incredible rewards associated when a family embraces these amazing canine kids as a member of the family. American Dog is a parent magazine for all dog lovers! They actively promote responsibility, accountability and a life-long commitment for every person that brings a dog into their home. They want all Americans to have the opportunity to have a best friend, a companion, and to be loved unconditionally from the dog in their life. Your dog needs you and depends on you for everything. You are their world and their whole life revolves around you.
Several years ago I helped a young woman introduce her dog Sugar to her baby Lucie with great success. Only later would I learn that the woman was Meg Collins, the founder of the popular pregnancy and motherhood blog Lucie's List. Recently I reconnected with Meg and...read more
When it comes to dogs and babies, I have one prime directive above every other. Never leave your child alone with your dog. I'll explain my reasoning below but the story I want to share does a good job at illustrating why. A few weeks ago a friend of mine sent me a...read more
Crying babies and dogs aren't the best combination. Especially if you have a dog with a strong prey drive. A few nights ago I had a very interesting, creative training session with a client who is six months pregnant and her two-year old French bulldog, Olivia....read more