Pain to Train: The Reality of Choke and Pinch Dog Collars

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This article originally appeared on as Pain to Train: The Reality of Choke and Pinch Dog Collars Today I choked my co-worker into doing what I wanted him to do. Last week, I saw a lady on the bus pinch another lady because she would not stop talking. Both of the above scenarios sound […]

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Embrace Pet Insurance Podcast: Dr. Patrick Mahaney on Pet Behavior

Does your pet have issues with his behavior? Is he well trained or is it challenging to get him to respond to your direction? Check out my podcast collaboration with Embrace Pet Insurance president Laura Bennett covering the sometimes frustrating topic of animal behavior and training. See: Dr. Patrick Mahaney on the Importance of Cat […]

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PetSafe Stay and Play Product Review

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I recently had the opportunity to review a product from PetSafe that strives to help to promote the safety and well-being of our canine companions: Stay + Play Wireless Fence. As Cardiff and I live in a West Hollywood condominium lacking a yard, I decided to share this product-for-review with someone who it may actually […]

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Dr. Mahaney’s Musings on Bugsy Wonderdog’s Textual Mutterings in Educating Humans

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This article appeared on petMD as part of Dr Mahaney’s The Daily Vet series. Few dogs can express their intellectual capacity in a manner that will produce a piece of written work. Bugsy, a Goldendoodle who served as a constant companion to his family and as the brand mascot for Lucky Dog Cuisine (LDC), was […]

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