Tommy Says – The Only Disability is a Bad Attitude!

Silly dog rolling over

Three Legs or Four, Tommy has a lot of Energy and Loves Being Outside!  One of the many reasons I love ethology, dog training and working with nonhuman and human animals is that they inspire me to be a better person. I am a board member of the disability access committee (DAC) in Miami Beach. […]

Ground Control to Major Tom

tired dog resting in store

Behavior is the Number One Killer of Dogs It is all too common to forget that behavior is a science, just like medicine. The number one killer of dogs in this country is bad behavior, not medical issues. However many rescues and adoption shelters forget to mention or emphasize how enrichment, teaching and behavior modification […]

Adopt my Foster Dog Tommy, the Three Legged Wonder

Dog and trainer

Update 08/20/2014 It is very early on and Tommy is still finishing up his medicine and de-stressing from shelter life, his neutering and amputation but as the only (CDBC) Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) and Certified Professional Dog Trainer in Miami I have observed a wonderful family pet. He exhibits no behavioral problems. Of course […]

Unconditional Love

Unconditional love comes in all colors

Unconditional Dog Love   My dog, Cocoa, is quite far from perfect. She begs when we eat, barks at the neighbors, growls when we disturb her sleep, and puts on her skids when someone tries to take her for a walk. I believe she is so smart she has US trained. I know that Russell […]