Pet Behavior

Pet Behavior Problems

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The dog won’t listen… That’s what obedience classes are for. Most of the “chain” pet stores (Petco/Petsmart/Especially for Pets) and often the local animal shelters offer obedience classes for a very nominal fee. Our shelter works with and refers dogs/puppies to a local trainer – Patty Bolack – Certified Dog Trainer at http://www.gooddogsrus.com/. There is no such thing as a dog that cannot be trained to be a well-behaved member of the household. Most canines thrive when given basic obedience training. Dogs have been bred for thousands of years to be a “help” to humans, therefore, it’s only a matter of…

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When Your Dog Bites…

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Biting someone, (especially a child), is inexcusable. We do not take pets with a bite history into rescue. We could not, in good conscience, place such a pet with another family. If you cannot trust this pet with a child in your own home, a child that the pet knows and loves, how could anyone else? Even people who don’t have children of their own, come in contact with children, so finding him a new home is not realistic. These people have nieces and nephews, friends, etc. It is not likely that any home could ever be found where your…

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