Dog Blog Monthly Archives: April 2012

April 30, 2012 by megan

Are you a cat person or a dog person? For some people this is an easy question: some people feel warmly toward canines, while felines leave them a bit cold; or vice versa. And, of course, there are all kinds of theories about what this preference for cats or dogs says about us human beings….

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Don’t be afraid to use food to teach your dog, especially if your dog, like mine, loves food.  Lexie is not spoiled and she’s not fat, even though we use treats almost every day to learn and review tricks. If we are doing review of really basic tricks that we learned 6 years ago in…

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April 12, 2012 by megan

The longitudinal Stanford Marshmallow Study has shown that there is a correlation between a person’s ability to delay gratification as child and their eventual SAT scores, ability to perform well in school, and ability to handle stress. With our pets, a dog’s ability to delay gratification, or control her impulses, can determine whether or not she is…

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