Celebrity Miami Dog Training

Celebrity Miami dog trainer

Here at Fun Paw Care we counsel many celebrities in the world of entertainment, business, fashion and society about dog training and behavior both with four legs and two. We want to highlight and send a warm thank you to my friends Naomi Campbell and Vladislav Doronin for ensuring that they receive the best dog training and […]

Throw Away Your Dog’s Food Bowl

No Dog Bowl

Pros & Cons of Stuffed Toys & Interactive Food Games (Updated 2019) Should you throw away your pet’s food bowl as Fun Paw Care, contemporary ethologists and up-to-date certified behaviorists and dog trainers advocate doing? I was with one of my clients and their gorgeous Portuguese Water Dog named Charlie (name changed) who is a […]

Dog Training, Dog Park & Exercise Expectations?

dog expectations

Do dogs get acclimated or accustomed to exercise, dog training or the dog park and do they come to expect these activities?   Let us first define expectations (premeditated resentments) as is most commonly used. An expectation is to live in the future. Dogs do not live in the future nor do they sit around […]

Miami Dog Training Case Study

Dog Human Bond

Dog Training in Miami and Behavior Modification: Case Study   A day in the life of a Miami dog trainer and how I know positive reinforcement dog training is the most effective and humane way of training and behavior modification.  (Names have been changed for the privacy of my client)   I was finishing a […]

“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 […]

Pets’ Trust Blog/Vlog: Dog Training Miami

Does life mean something to you? It does also for our animals! Don’t be a fool, vote Yes on # 240 Pets Trust Miami

Pets’ Trust Follow Up: Dog Training Miami   It doesn’t happen very often that I feel there is something to be proud of here in Miami, but this is one of those rare moments and a great first step for Miami, a municipality that is not known for its progressive nature, animal rights laws or […]

The Pets’ Trust : Miami Dog Training

Does life mean something to you? It does also for our animals! Don’t be a fool, vote Yes on # 240 Pets Trust Miami

Pets’ Trust Miami   While you are sitting back, relaxing, drinking your coffee and deliberating, 70+ friendly puppies and kittens just got killed by poisonous injection in Miami and will never have the opportunity to live, love, and to share their joy for life with a family.  This is why you must vote yes on […]

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 […]

Humane Society of Greater Miami Ignorance

Why does the Humane Society of Greater Miami support Cesar Milan out dated,“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 […]

Is it Safe to Fly with Your Dog or Cat?

Is it Safe to Fly with Your Dog or Cat?   While dog training in Miami and South Florida one of the questions we get asked often is “How should I get my dog, cat, bird or pet to another part of the country?” This seems like a straight forward question, one that should be […]

“Random” Canine Aggression (part 2)

(Part two of a two part series) (Dog owner and guardian are used interchangeably through this article)   In our first article about “Random” Canine Aggression, we discussed issues not only pertaining to Miami dog training, but training, behavior and dog aggression at large and how it initiates, propagates and flourishes.   Here are some changes […]

“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 […]

Dog Discrimination Laws

I am a friendly boy

Dog Training in Miami and Similarities in Human Psychology   Through the filter of our Miami dog training eye, who do you think wrote this and why do you think this pertains to Miami (hint: and other BSL/ BDL municipalities)? It wasn’t written for the pet industry or about any specific dog or breed.   Overreaction […]

Money, Happiness, Nature and Pets

Dog Training in the park

Money, Happiness, Nature and Pets A day does not go by when an animal or element of nature does not put a smile on my face.  As a young boy living in New York, making pilgrimages to central park was my idea of nature.  I always felt so at home, a sense of peace, calm […]

Pit Bull Fears

Irrational Pit Bull Fears There’s an ignoramus among us.  While volunteering to educate residents of Miami Dade before the recent elections to rid this county of discrimination and the killing of innocent dogs, you wouldn’t believe what the predominant response was.  It went something like this, “If we allow ‘Pit Bulls,’ all of these gang […]

End BSL – BDL in Miami Today (lack of results)

Shame is brought to Miami Dade Residents   From a dog training in Miami perspective and a human perspective I am sick to my stomach!  Ignorance combined with a horribly worded ballot, asking a double negative (we wonder the motive) gave Miami Dade voters no chance of eradicating prevailing stupidity.  I am thoroughly embarrassed and […]

End BSL BDL Today in Miami!

Dog training Miami

Please Join Fun Paw Care to End Discrimination Today!   Please Vote YES on Ballot 500 Today repeal the longstanding “Pit Bull” ban to save dog’s lives!  Today is the day.  If you live in Miami-Dade and you value science, animal life, facts, intelligence or you have a brain, VOTE YES TODAY on Ballot Question […]

Dog Park Etiquette (part two)

Dog Parks Miami

Dog Parks Etiquette (Part 2) Here are some more dog park Miami etiquette guidelines for pet parents and their dogs. Inappropriate Dog Behavior While in the dog park, how often do you watch your pup playing and having a great time when the chronic humper comes along and is hip thrusting your dog and every […]

Microchipping Your Pet

dog training off leash

Here I am interviewed by Dr. Patty Khuly of www.VetStreet.com about why it is so important to microchip your pets. Does your dog or cat have a microchip?

Dog Park Etiquette

Dog Parks Miami

Dog Parks Miami Etiquette (Part 1) Pet Parent Awareness Don’t you hate it when you are in the dog park, and you glance around and parents are engaged in a conversation completely ignoring their dog’s whereabouts, or they are reading a book utterly oblivious to what is going on?  Perhaps they are on their phone […]