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 […]

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 […]

Morals and Ethics of Dog Breeding

Stop Breeding 2

Rescue Don’t Buy “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. After reading Nancy Kalish’s article in Psychology Today, “It’s National Purebred Dog Day2,” this quote came to mind. She is a professor, author, and psychologist who blatantly displays her lack of compassion and ignorance […]