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 […]

Dogs in Extreme Sports

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A dog is stuffed into a backpack and worn by the pet parent as he base-jumps off a cliff. A dog is hooked up to a sling line and is dangling precariously, thousands of feet above a mountain’s jagged edge, as the owner pulls him over a crevasse. Here’s the kicker, this isn’t a rescue […]

Pet Ownership: Right or Privilege?

Is Dog parenting a Right or Privilege?

Dog “Ownership” A Basic Human Right Or Privilege? (Updated 2020) 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 euphemism for leash popping, force, and punishment-based dog training) in the plethora of dog […]