#Puppies Book & Article Winners at #Dogs Writers Association Banquet!

The Dog Writers Association of America banquet was held last night in New York City. It’s traditionally held the night before Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and I’ve had the great joy and honor to attend both events several times. … Continue reading

Puppy Play! The Good, The Bad & the Dangerous

It’s here! *cue the trumpets, tail wags & happy howls!* COMPLETE PUPPY CARE is now available for your puppy-licious reading pleasure. I’ve included a brief excerpt below about how to tell when GOOD puppy play tips over into DANGEROUS games. … Continue reading

What Does Offering a Paw Mean?

Does your puppy “shake hands” when you ask? How about pawing you when you don’t ask? What’s it all mean? Today’s ASK AMY video offers some clues. And I’ve got an article on puppy body language that provides even more … Continue reading

Ask Amy: Why Does My Dog Suck…Pillows?

No, this isn’t some anti-canine post about why dogs suck. Rather, this post and video helps explain why some dogs practice nursing behavior on objects, and suck pillows or toys. Maybe your dogs suck, too! Why Dogs Suck Has your … Continue reading

Stop Jumping Jack Dogs

Dogs jumping up is one of the least understood and most common complaints of dog owners. We don’t seem to mind so much when they’re puppies. It’s cute. That lil’ furry guy dancing around on his hind legs like an … Continue reading