Years ago I was chased by a bull. A ground-pawing, snorting, massive animal right out of a cartoon who drew a bead on me and began to attack from about 30 yards away. The gentleman I was with ran too, passing me in a heartbeat, and yelling “Pick up a stick!” over his shoulder. I glanced at the ground to find nothing bigger than a twig on the ground, decided through careful deliberation that it [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 Source: Patricia McConnellCategory: DOG BLOGS
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“Are the conditions in Puerto Rico as bad as we've heard and seen? Terrie Hayward, certified dog behavior consultant and dog trainer in Rincon doesn't hesitate for a half a second. “Yes, it is – desperate.”
Prior to Hurricanes Maria and Irma impacted pummeling the island, life wasn't easy, as residents were dealing with serious economic issues. And companion animals paid a price. Dogs may wander from rural town to town, or live [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017 Source: Victoria StillwellCategory: DOG BLOGS
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Holly and Victoria catch up following Holly's deployments to cover recent hurricanes for CNN and chat about the many dogs and cats that ended up in Atlanta area shelters following the Houston and Florida hurricanes. Also, Victoria highlights the viral video produced by Lifeline Animal Project's #DismissTheMyth campaign which combats the misconception that behavioral problems and/or age are actually not the #1 reasons why people don't want to adopt [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017 Source: Victoria StillwellCategory: DOG BLOGS
Hi I'm Shellie. Though I am no longer around I am one of the inspirations for the creation of this training center. Along with Bodie and others we would like to welcome you to our family.