Friday, November 06, 2015

Recommended Gifts Gadget Toys For Dogs

There are a LOT of ways to make dog ownership easier. Oftentimes I find students using the wrong equipment, or not having any proper equipment or toys. Here is a list of products I recommend for dog owners.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Steroids And Treadmills For Pit Fighting Dogs

Pit dog fighting is a crime. It is cruel, and serves no good purpose. All you need to see is a picture of a dog, that has been chopped up all over its face from fighting another dog to understand it. Or the pictures of the dogs that were further tortured and killed because they didn't win. People who fight dogs should serve harsh and long prison terms, and be fined so much that they are totally broke. They should lose custody of their kids, lose their jobs, and end up living under a bridge for the rest of their lives. And maybe they should get what rapists get from the other prisoners they meet in prison. Yes, I feel that strongly against pit fighting.

This isn't unusual. This same kind of thing was uncovered in Phoenix, AZ by Maricopa County police just yesterday: "They also found steroids and chains hanging from trees, reportedly used to train those animals.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Labrador Retriever Is The Most Popular Breed In The US

I am a big fan of Labrador Retrievers. I've trained many of them, and you can't get a finer family dog. Social, highly trainable, fun, short coat, moderate exercise demands, and a great reputation (which helps when renting an apartment). They also alert you to strangers at the door, so they make a good watchdog, as well.

Here are the current rankings of most popular breeds in the US

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Lost Police Dog Is Found

I have advised a number of dog rescue volunteers to assist them in finding and capturing strays. So, I understand some part of what this lost and found police dog went through. Thankfully, the dog was found and captured.

"Wilmington Police: After missing for nearly 2 months, K-9 Karson found safe"

Friday, February 20, 2015

Using Dogs To Find Agriculture Insect Pests

"The California Department of Food and Agriculture has 13 dog teams checking for illegally shipped agricultural material" such as illegal fruits and vegetables, insect pests, illegal and endangered animals and plants, snakes, and the location of endangered species.

This is a fantastic use of dogs for good purposes.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Why Do Pit Bulls Attack?

Here is my interview on Channel 12, Phoenix AZ, on why pit bulls attack