Dogs & Yoga Health Benefits

Dachshund doing play bow morning stretch in sun

Dogs & Yoga Health Benefits Dogs & Yoga = Doga. Both are things I love, but let me be clear, I am not an expert on Yoga. The former I have spent decades loving, while the later I am a premature novice, and by no means a yogi. That being said, the concept of Doga […]

Sports For Dogs or People

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Ethics of Dog Sports Is that an oxymoron? Who regulates dog sports ethics? Dog sports, breeding, conformation, agility, obedience competition, working dogs…etc., are all so common that many don’t even blink an eye when they are mentioned. But who is looking out for a dogs’ rights and welfare? Dog Sports Analogue To People The well-off […]

Dogs in Extreme Sports

sky diving dog

Do Dogs Belong In Extreme Sports? Here are some scenarios that  I have seen on the news lately. A dog is stuffed into a backpack and worn by the pet parent as he base-jumps off a cliff. A dog is hooked up to a sling line and is dangling precariously, thousands of feet above a […]

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

Iditarod Dorado Dies

The Iditarod Is Dangerous And Cruel 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. […]

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