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 […]

The Foible of Inclusivity in “Teaching”

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Why LIMA isn’t enough Disclaimer: I practice Buddhism which regardless of which lineage you follow has nonharm to all sentient beings as a core value and practice. Hence, the ethics and morals that guide me do not align with dog training organizations I’m part of. The most popular ethical guidelines for dog training organizations these days […]

Why Dogs Bark – Dog Training Los Angeles

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Dog Training Nonsense Promoted by Ignorant Media In a recent article about how to stop my dog from barking and why dogs bark was written by Stanley Coren of Psychology Today, the author gives some pretty awful, antiquated dog training advice. The article covered a great topic that many people face, yet failed to deliver […]

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. […]

Service Dog Training Responsibilities – Dog Training Los Angeles

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Service Dog Training Companies, Not All Are Created Equal As a service dog training company in Los Angeles, Fun Paw Care takes on a great deal of responsibility for families and individuals with disabilities, educating our community and dogs. We are force-free trainers, (CDBC) Certified Dog Behavior Consultants, Certified Professional Dog Trainers (CPDT) and stay […]

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

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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 […]

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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