Monthly Archives: July 2011

Puppy Temperament Testing

Puppy temperament testing began many years ago to determine a puppy’s suitability for a particular sport or service. Over time it has crept in to the pet dog domain. This post is going to examine the validity of such tests … Continue reading

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Your Questions: Humping?

Hi Katarina, I have a question about my 2 year old Golden Retriever, Archie. Archie humps other dogs and will often hump objects too. I get so embarrassed by this at the park. Usually we just pull him off the … Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety Part II-Counter Conditioning

In my last post, I discussed options for people who were struggling with finding ways to help their dog be more comfortable with being home alone. In this post I’m going to discuss¬†the topic of counter conditioning for separation anxiety. … Continue reading

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Your Questions: Working Full Time & Owning a Dog?

Hi Katarina I was wondering what your thoughts were on having a dog and working/studying full time? My 8 yo daughter Mia has been asking for a dog since our cat died last year (and before but I said the … Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety Part I

I wish I could take Ben everywhere with me. I often joke that I would love to leave a mobile phone with him so he and I could text each other, just to make sure he is OK. Crazy. The … Continue reading

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