Even after repeated offers of help by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) dating as far back as a year ago, the killing of stray dogs in Sochi continues. Estimates on this extermination campaign run between 2000 and 7000 dogs depending on the timeframe used and who you talk to. “IFAW…offered to help the Environment Department of the Sochi 2014 Olympics Organizing Committee develop and implement a [click to continue…]
So, you think your dog is trying to be “pack leader”? Think again! Decoding Your Dog co-editors Dr John Ciribassi, one of only 50 certified veterinary behaviorists, and Steve Dale, Certified Animal Behavior Consultant, broadcaster and journalist will be speaking at The Anti-Cruelty Society Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., answering questions and offering facts that dispel long held but misunderstood beliefs about dog behavior and motivations.
Dog behavior can fascinate, frustrate and bewilder us, occasionally all at the same time. When behavior [click to continue…]
What is your dog trying to tell you when he rips up your magazine? What is he thinking as he sits and stares at you for what seems like no reason? If you’re like most dog lovers, you don’t speak dog, but you’d like to find some answers. You may have worked on one or more ways to better communicate with your dog — learning the ins and outs of body language, reading books on how to speak dog, maybe you’re even keeping track of developments in science on the human-animal bond, all with the hope of doing a better job as a pet parent. Might cracking the language barrier between species really call for another kind of Rosetta Stone? [click to continue…]