Another Reason to Ban Abusive Dog Tail Docking – Miami Dog Training

Miami Dog Training, Tail Docking

Ban Abusive Dog Tail Docking – Miami Dog Training This year, even more research1-3 shows how tail docking is detrimental to a dog’s ability to communicate fully and effectively.  As if we needed any more reasons, new scientific research1-3 shows how tail docking can be detrimental to your dog’s conspecific social communication. In this incredible […]

The Pets’ Trust Direction – Dog Trainer Miami

Pets' Trust and Cesar Millian

Pets’ Trust off the Rails? Many of you have noticed Fun Paw Care’s (FPC) silence after ardently supporting the Pets’ Trust (PT) and educating the community during last year’s election. Remaining in a taciturn state is not one of my strong points. The reason for my silence was that we were waiting to see how […]

Roots & Shoots and Fun Paw Care – Miami Dog Training

Dr. Jane Goodall's change 1

Roots & Shoots and Fun Paw Care   There are a very few times in life when you get to meet a hero. Dr. Jane Goodall is thrice a hero of humanity, animals and the environment. When she came to Miami and asked if Fun Paw Care would work with Roots & Shoots to choose […]

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 Joy or Dog Pain: Miami Dog Training

Dog Joy or Dog Pain: Los Angeles Dog Training I appreciate science and facts because even the most pugnacious, intransigent, ignoramus will be hard pressed to argue. If the data changes, so do scientists. Many pet parents may not realize this, but they have the power to choose a relationship with their dog built on […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]