A Pit Bull vs. A Honda

Pitbull and Honda

The shocking similarity between a “Pit Bull” and a Honda Accord! Perverted enough, a car and a dog are both considered things and objects under the law to be owned.  Perhaps for the objects, this makes sense, but this should be found shocking for the living, breathing, feeling animal. They are both only worth the […]

“Pit Bulls” & Irresponsible Journalism

Pit Bulls bites

“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) […]

Breed Specific Legislation Irony

Pit Bull discrimination

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 […]

“Pit Bull” Service Dog Manifesto

“Pit Bull” Service Dog Manifesto With so many citizens owning “Pit Bulls” in Miami Dade County, throwing caution to the wind and thumbing their noses at the ignorant Miami Breed Specific Legislation and Breed Discrimination Legislation (BSL/BDL) ban, it got me thinking about how many working “Pit Bull” service dogs there are in Miami. “Pit […]

Best Veterinarians in Miami

Best veterinarians in Miami

Best Veterinarians in Miami   What makes a veterinarian, their staff or their office great?  In visiting hundreds of veterinarians in Miami and around the country there are stark differences between not only the education of each of the veterinarians but between the staff and their office spaces as well.  Here are some questions and […]

Dangerous Dog Registry:Dog Trainer Miami

Miami’s Dangerous Dog Registry “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” Although well intended, hurried legislation to further political agendas does not lead to sound public policy.  Hence the BSL/BDL ban since 1989!!  It would have been wise to consult with certified profession Miami dog trainers and behavior experts before slinging together a […]

“Random” Canine Aggression (part 1)

(Part one of a two part series) (Dog owner and guardian are used interchangeably through this article)   Is there such thing as “random” canine aggression?  In the dog training world “good” advice gets passed around like a bottle of whisky in a homeless shelter.  To the untrained eye it may appear that canine aggression […]

Cesar Millan the “Dog Whisperer”

Cesar Millan dog training

The “Dog Whisperer Abuser” Cesar Millan the autodidact “Dog Whisperer Abuser” is an easy punching bag. He’s a reality television show host, stuck in the 1930s spewing out dominant, dangerous and aversive training “advice” to viewers on the shameful National Geographic channel. Cesar doesn’t practice humane and more effective, positive reinforcement dog training or follow the […]

Humane Societies, Shelters & Animal Rescue Organizations (part 1)

dog trainer miami

What is a shelter or a foster program to do? How can they succeed and get all types of breeds, energy and training levels, exercised, trained and make each loving animal adoptable?  It is critical to bring out the best in each dog to make them shine although in most shelters and facilities the opposite […]

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

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 […]