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

Iditarod Dorado Dies

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, […]

AKC, Hoax (part 2)

AKC Sham

AKC, Hoax (Part 2) Sleeping With the Enemy? I don’t have to go into great detail for the general public to know how much harm and destruction puppy mills inflict on dogs, cats and inevitably families that end up buying these health stricken victims. You can read the plethora of position statements on my Dog […]

AKC Hoax

AKC Sham

AKC Hoax (Part 1 of 2) While dog training, Los Angeles pet parents witness many sham organizations but perhaps none quite as ubiquitous and paradoxical as the AKC . What type of club values a tradition that trumpets and fully supports pain, dismemberment, torture and mutilation? Not a very humane or sane one. However, the AKC encourages […]