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Puppy Biting

How To Stop Puppy Biting? Help, my puppy won’t stop biting me. Puppies bite hard and have razor-sharp teeth. Puppies are adorable and amazing, but let’s face it; mouthing puppies with razor-sharp teeth do not make it fun to be in the presence of these little four-legged furballs of love and joy. What’s an exasperated […]

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 […]

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 […]

Things to Buy Before Getting a Puppy

What to Buy for a New Puppy (Updated 2020) Here are all of the puppy training equipment and products that we recommend Whether you are seeking help for dog training in Los Angeles or looking to adopt a puppy from your local humane society or shelter (that only advocates force-free, positive reinforcement behavior and training), the list […]

“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 […]

Fireworks and Dogs

Scared Dogs and Fireworks

Fireworks and Dogs (Updated 2020) Fun Paw Care sees many separation anxiety, fear and phobia cases where loud noises and inanimate objects are high on the list of scary stimuli. Natural disasters, earthquakes, thunderstorms, hurricanes, tornadoes, fireworks and loud noises are disconcerting for most dogs. Many dog breeders don’t, but should, socialize, enrich, habituate and desensitize […]

What Dog Is Right for Me

What Dog Is Right for Me So, you have concluded that you would like to share and enhance your life with a dog and you would like to know what dog to get?  Where do you begin now?  There are numerous things to prepare for and research before bringing your new puppy or older dog […]

How to Stop my Dog from Jumping on People

Service Dog Training Miami

How to Stop my Dog from Jumping on People Do you come home after being out for a while to find your dog jumping all over you?  When you have guests come over is your dog the first one to greet them at the door with a welcoming display of annoying jumps?  This is undoubtedly […]

Black Dog Syndrome: Dog Training

Canine Good Citizen

Black Dog Syndrome (BDS) Why are there so many black dogs and cats in shelters?  Is there also discrimination towards black dogs in dog training? Los Angeles shelters and many all over the country kill far too many adoptable pets each year, many of which are black. More black dogs and cats get killed each […]

Why your dog won’t come when called

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“Why dogs don’t listen” is a constant dog training question I receive.  Guardians want their dogs to listen when called whether in the home and or on a dog walk; owners don’t like being ignored.  How can I get my dog to come or to listen to me?  When I see the interaction between the […]

The Top Ten Reasons To Train Your Dog

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How many of the millions of dogs that are killed every year in shelters and rescue organizations come from homes where owners never thought to train or socializing their dogs? Too many. Most of the dogs I see in shelters and rescue organizations are there because the dogs got too big after growing up, or […]