Roundup 74: Favorite Dog Articles & Videos of the Week
From learning about the benefits of positive dog training to some simple dog friendly day trip ideas, here’s my favorite dog articles of the week. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.
Positive Dog Training Reaps Rewards, Love, and Happiness | Tenacious Little Terrier
This post reminds me so much of the way I (and plenty others of us) got into using positive dog training. We may not have been aware of all the different training philosophies, but we knew there had to be a better option than using punishment.
I just knew that I didn’t agree with using corporal punishment as a learning tool for children or for dogs and I wanted my relationship with my dog to be one based on trust and affection and not fear.
“Hachi’s Hike for Hospice” is a campaign to raise awareness about hospice care and dispel many of the negative connotations that come with it. End of life planning is never a fun subject, but it’s and important one many of us choose to ignore.
“So many people think hospice care is about dying, when really, it’s about life and living the end of life on your own terms,” he said. “We want to plant the seed and help people see it’s important to have these conversations about end-of-life planning now. The ER is not the time to have those conversations.”
Charges Dropped Against Smiling Dog Who Broke the Internet | Life With Dogs
There’s good news this week in a highly publicized BSL argument that’s been going on since earlier this summer. Waterford Township, MI officials declared a newly adopted dog named Diggy as a “Pitbull” and told the owner he had to get rid of him. This was after a veterinarian (and the rescue he was adopted from) said he was a Bulldog mix. The township has now dropped charges against his owner & Diggy is being allowed to stay.
10 Dog-Friendly Day Trip Ideas This Fall | DogTipper
If there’s one thing dogs truly enjoy it’s being involved in some of our activities. Whether it’s visiting a pumpkin patch or gazing at the stars on these cool Fall nights – there’s plenty of simple ways to include your dog in some activities this Fall.
Favorite Dog Videos of the Week
Someone seems a little excited to be going to the dog park.
When you don’t want to share the bed…