Tag Archives: dog attention

How Does Your Dog’s Attention Change Over Time?

Posted on: April 7, 2014 - No Comments

More than any other species, dogs have evolved to understand humans and to cope in our domestic environment. Researchers out of the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna have been the first to study the evolution of a dog's attentiveness over the course of their lives, and to investigate to what extent these changes in Read More

What to Do When Your Dog Won’t Listen

Posted on: February 25, 2012 - 38 Comments

Punitive training techniques that center on gaining control of your dog by dominating her into obeying can damage the human/animal bond and cause your dog to mistrust you and essentially switch off. You want to ‘matter’ to her by being the source of good things in her life, so that whenever you need her attention, she will give it to you.