How to Use a Shock Collar Correctly

Shock Collar Training Abuse

How to Use a Shock Collar Correctly Check out our dog training in Los Angles, or Southern California area or our phone and video consultations to get help from anywhere in the world! (Updated 2020)  Here are all of the dog training collars, harnesses and pet products that we recommend If you are considering using a […]

Pet Ownership: Right or Privilege?

Is Dog parenting a Right or Privilege?

Dog “Ownership” A Basic Human Right Or Privilege? (Updated 2020) Here are all of the pet equipment, collars, harnesses, and products that we recommend I was speaking with a Los Angeles dog training friend of mine and we got to talking about traditional and balanced dog “trainers” with regards to corrections (typically used as a […]

Dog Owner, Cat Owner vs. Dog Parent, Cat Parent

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Dog Owner, Cat Owner vs. Dog Parent, Cat Parent. What’s The Difference? As long as we oppress other living beings, we will create a culture of oppression. The Case to Move Beyond Dog & Cat Ownership It is time to evolve and move beyond ownership and live in the 21st century with dignity, respect, tact, […]

Sports For Dogs or People

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Ethics of Dog Sports Is that an oxymoron? Who regulates dog sports ethics? Dog sports, breeding, conformation, agility, obedience competition, working dogs…etc., are all so common that many don’t even blink an eye when they are mentioned. But who is looking out for a dogs’ rights and welfare? The well-off percentage of the population often […]

Regulation Banning Shock Collars, Painful Devices and Techniques

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Regarding Miami Beach City Code “Animals” ordinance R5C and R5D in section 10-17 (CERTAIN TECHNIQUES AND DEVICES PROHIBITED: ENFORCEMENT: PENALTIES) and 10-18 (REQUIREMENTS FOR SALES OF DOGS AND CATS; DEFINITIONS; PERMITTED SOURCES; CERTIFICATE OF SOURCE; PENALTIES). This is a great start but leaves much to be desired. A more proactive stance would have been appreciated. […]

Dogs Are Equipment & Property? – Dog Trainer Los Angeles

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It is sad, That military working dogs are considered equipment and our pets are considered property. While speaking with another Fun Paw Care dog trainer in Los Angeles, we were discussing the appalling laws regarding our pets and other sentient being in this country.  When I speak with clients about how they should have their […]

Pet Store and Puppy Mill Dogs – Dog Trainer in Los Angeles CA

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Puppy Stores: Where Not to Buy Puppies From Many people cannot resist the urge to buy a dog or cat from a puppy (mill) store or online where the unscrupulous, unethical purveyors display dogs and cats like shiny inanimate objects. The real problem occurs once the dog comes home with a family and the costly […]

“Pit Bulls” & Irresponsible Journalism

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“Pit Bulls” Bad Rap From Half-Truths & Uninformed Journalists Fun Paw Care is a big fan of freedom of speech. In the United States, it is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and one of the greatest rewards of having your own blog. As a Los Angeles certified professional dog trainer (CPDT) […]

The Iditarod Dog Sled Race Kills Dogs In the Name of Tradition

Iditarod Dorado Dies

The Iditarod Dog Sled Race Kills Dogs In The Name Of Tradition As an author,  Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) and Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT), I feel compelled to respond to a recent article about Dorada, an Alaskan Husky who recently dropped dead because of the Iditarod dog sled race. Author Mark Derr of Psychology Today […]

Breed Specific Legislation Irony

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Miami Breed Specific Legislation Irony   At Fun Paw Care we tend to hear some pretty off-the-wall, contradictory and uneducated dog training, behavior and breed advice but breed-specific legislation (BSL) is high up on the totem pole. How ignorant and ironic is it that Miami-Dade commissioners defer to the better judgment of the UKC and […]

AKC Hoax

AKC Sham

American Kennel Club (AKC) Puppy Mill or Puppy Advocate? While dog training, Los Angeles pet parents witness many sham organizations but perhaps none quite as ubiquitous and paradoxical as the AKC. What type of club values a tradition that trumpets and fully supports pain, dismemberment, and mutilation? Not a very humane or sane one. However, the […]

Ear Cropping, Tail Docking & Declawing Ethical?

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Ear Cropping and Tail Docking Ethics (Updated 2020) In my dog training Los Angeles, consultations I get to see a lot of unsavory things regarding animal exploitation.  For example, why do we mutilate and disfigure animals for our pleasure?  For this article, I will be focusing primarily on Canis lupus familiaris although declawing felines is […]

Humane Society of Greater Miami Ignorance

Why does the Humane Society of Greater Miami support Cesar Milan outdated, “traditional and/or balanced”, force-based, dominance theory and punitive style dog trainers? Are they ignorant or do they just not care about the welfare of animals? UPDATE: Not only is it immoral to subject companion animals to abuse, but it is now illegal to […]

Breed Specific Legislation / Breed Discriminatory Legislation & The Killing Of Innocent Dogs

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Breed Discrimination and Breed Specific Legislation Flaws “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” Mahatma Gandhi It’s unfortunate when a society or community loses its way and starts to blame a breed for the problems humans created. This is all too common and […]

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