Tag Archives: dog play

Doggy Daycare – A How-To Guide

Posted on: September 22, 2014 - 5 Comments

A guide to Doggy Daycare. How to choose a safe, fun, behaviorally sound, doggy daycare so your dog will have a Positively good time!

Understanding Dog Play

Posted on: January 18, 2014 - 3 Comments

All too often, dog owners misread the language of dogs interacting with one another. Whether it's incorrectly defining innocent play as dangerous fighting or taking too lightly what is actually aggressive behavior, it is important to learn what dogs are saying to each other through their play. Dog-to-dog play is a series of active and Read More

The Grazing Game

Posted on: May 31, 2013 - 5 Comments

The Grazing Game Can Change Behavior and Emotions.The easiest, scientifically endorsed methods to train and socialize your dog involve food. If we couldn’t go to the grocery store and bring home bags of groceries, we would be asking, “Who’s got the food? What can I do for the people who have the food!” Use your Read More

Positively Dog Training Episode 303

Posted on: September 12, 2012 - 3 Comments

Victoria & Holly talk to the director of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center & the handler of a 9/11 working dog. Also discussed: the eleventh anniversary of 9/11, resource guarding, nipping, play drive in dogs and coexisting cats.

The Games Animals Play

Posted on: May 11, 2010 - 4 Comments

I've always been interested in play, and now that the weather is getting warmer it’s on my mind more and more. Science doesn't explain it very well, or it's explained as something young animals do to practice future skills. But that definition doesn't cover every kind of play, and it doesn't explain why it's so Read More