What Pet Care Professionals Need to Know

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The Most Vital Piece Of Knowledge For Any Pet Care Business What do dog walking, dog hotels, dog boarding, dog kennels, dog groomers, dog daycare, dog trainers, dog nutritionist, and all pet professionals need to know? What is the singular most vital piece of knowledge and essential component of any pet business to keep dogs […]

Morals and Ethics of Dog Breeding

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Rescue Don’t Buy “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Here are all of the dog/cat and pet products that we recommend Although my article focuses on irresponsible journalism and a specific dog breed (Briard’s) one can extrapolate all of the same arguments to every […]

What Dog Is Right for Me

What Dog Is Right For Me So, you have concluded that you would like to share and enhance your life with a dog and you would like to know what dog to get?  Where do you begin now?  There are numerous things to prepare for and research before bringing your new puppy or older dog […]

Steve Guttenberg, Russell Hartstein & Fun Paw Care

Service Dogs and homeless dogs

Dog training and behavior modification are not only my career of choice but my passion. As a natural extension of this passion, I thrive on turning homeless dogs into service dogs to help others. The largest reason why millions of dogs and cats are killed in our shelter system year after year is not because […]

Spotlight: Freedom Service Dogs of America

Freedom Service Dogs of America

  Freedom Service Dogs of America This month, we are featuring an exceptional company by the name of Freedom Service Dogs of America! Freedom Service Dogs (FSD) is a not-for-profit organization that greatly improves the lives of people with disabilities. They provide service dogs to people of all ages and occupations, from children with Autism […]

Spotlight: Austin Pets Alive!

Austin Pets Alive! Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) is a unique animal welfare organization focusing specifically on ensuring that more pets remain alive in municipal shelters across Austin, TX, thereby increasing their chances of being adopted by loving families. Fully funded by a myriad of corporate supporters, the APA! has been rigorously working towards making Austin […]

Spolight: The San Francisco SPCA

San Francisco SPCA One of the most common questions we receive here at Fun Paw Care over our decades in dog training, behavior and trumpeting animal welfare organizations is, which organizations we support or would donate too. Which is why we began this monthly series highlighting wonderful dog training and animal welfare organizations. This month, […]

Roots & Shoots Jane Goodall Teams up with Russell Hartstein of Fun Paw Care

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Roots & Shoots and Fun Paw Care   There are very few times in life when you get to meet a hero. Dr. Jane Goodall is thrice a hero of humanity, animals and the environment. When she came to Miami and asked if I would work with Roots & Shoots to choose a charity of […]

Black Dog Syndrome: Dog Training

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Black Dog Syndrome (BDS) Why are there so many black dogs and cats in shelters?  Is there also discrimination towards black dogs in dog training? Los Angeles shelters and many all over the country kill far too many adoptable pets each year, many of which are black. More black dogs and cats get killed each […]

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 […]

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