Spotlight: Austin Pets Alive!

Austin Pets Alive! Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) is a unique animal welfare organization focusing specifically on ensuring that more pets remain alive in municipal shelters across Austin, TX, thereby increasing their chances for being adopted by loving families. Fully funded by a myriad of corporate supporters, the APA! has been rigorously working towards making Austin […]

Spolight: The San Francisco SPCA

  San Francisco SPCA One of the most common questions we receive here at Fun Paw Care over our decades in dog training, behavior and trumpeting animal welfare organizations is, which organizations we support or would donate too. Which is why we began this monthly series highlighting wonderful dog training and animal welfare organizations. This […]

Spotlight: Freedom Service Dogs of America

Freedom Service Dogs of America

Freedom Service Dogs of America This month, we are featuring an exceptional company by the name of Freedom Service Dogs of America! Freedom Service Dogs (FSD) is a not-for-profit organization that greatly improves the lives of people with disabilities. They provide service dogs to people of all ages and occupations, from children with Autism to […]

The Iditarod Dog Sled Race Kills Dogs In the Name of Tradition

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The Iditarod Dog Sled Race Kills Dogs In the Name of Tradition As an author,  Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) and Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT), I feel compelled to respond to a recent article about Dorada, an Alaskan Husky who recently dropped dead because of the Iditarod dog sled race. Author Mark Derr of Psychology Today […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Black Dog Syndrome: Dog Training in Miami

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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? Miami shelters kill over 20,000 adoptable pets each year, many of which are black. More black dogs and cats get killed each year than any other colored dog based simply […]

Humane Societies, Shelters & Animal Rescue’s (part 2)

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Humane Societies, Shelters & Animal Rescue’s Part 2 Ideas for change: It’s clear that there is a need for improvement. For lap dogs with very mellow temperaments, there is not a problem either in adopting them our or having them show well.  What is needed is an efficient Foster program; everything should be efficient, simple, […]