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June 6, 2012 - Issue 246


When Raw Food is NOT the Right Food for Your Pet

When Raw Food is NOT the Right Food for Your Pet

June 6, 2012 | 123,913 Views

I love raw diets for healthy pets... but only when they're balanced. The sad story of a 5-month old kitten who developed lameness and retinal degeneration illustrates just how dangerous an unbalanced homemade diet can be...

Caesar the Valley Girl

Caesar the Valley Girl

June 6, 2012 | 11,151 Views

Here’s a word you might want to avoid teaching your own bird…

The Myth of the Alpha Dog, Part 2: Abandoning the Dominance Theory

The Myth of the Alpha Dog, Part 2: Abandoning the Dominance Theory

June 6, 2012 | 26,113 Views

Your dog isn’t looking to dominate you … nor is he testing you to see if you can control him. Your pet is looking for answers to his questions about appropriate behavior. Your job is to “hear” his questions, give him clear, consistent answers, and reward him for desirable behavior. It’s a simple model for productive interaction with your pet that has nothing to do with dominance.