Tag Archives: resource guarding

The Hand That Feeds: There Are Better Options Than Hand Feeding

Posted on: October 18, 2018 - No Comments

It used to be standard operating procedure for some dog professionals to advise new rescue dog parents to hand feed said dog in order to effectively create a bond. In some cases, it still is standard. It depends on who you ask. The same protocol is also suggested by some trainers for dogs who resource Read More

JULY 2015 | CHANGE UP YOUR DOG WALKING ROUTINE

Posted on: July 23, 2015 - No Comments

Click here to read the July 2015 Edition of the Positively Newsletter.

Positively Dog Training Episode 406

Posted on: May 22, 2015 - No Comments

This podcast is all about Dog Bite Prevention Week! Victoria and Holly chat with State Farm's Heather Paul to discuss why being a responsible pet parent is much more important than a dog's breed.

Positively Dog Training Episode 403

Posted on: April 21, 2015 - No Comments

Victoria and Holly (along with guest host, Positively Director of Digital Content Alex Andes) talk about Victoria’s new #poopandtell campaign, and Holly’s dog experiences in San Diego. This week’s Ask Victoria questions get her all fired up, and Alex stumps both Holly and Victoria with Animal Academy.

Victoria Gives Thanksgiving Pet Tips on HLN

Posted on: November 26, 2014 - No Comments

Victoria gives her top tips for keeping pets healthy and happy during the holiday season. Included: giving dogs Thanksgiving table scraps, nipping pups, antisocial cats, biting rabbits and 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.

Not So Great Expectations!

Posted on: December 21, 2009 - 1 Comment

In a great many ways, dogs have a lot in common with humans – and in probably just as many ways, they have huge differences.  We do expect a lot from our pets, in some cases unreasonably and unrealistically so!  Sometimes it can be hard to know where the similarities lie, and where the differences Read More