It's hard to believe that up until very recently, Mexican law required police K-9s to be euthanized after their service ended. I'm glad that there's a new procedure in place, but still so very sad for those that never had the chance to enjoy a well-earned retirement.
I recently released my redesigned Positively No-Pull Harness, and as you'll see in the video, the results are amazing! In conjunction with positive training techniques to teach loose leash walking, this harness is a great tool to help stop leash pulling.
Walking a dog that pulls on leash can be hard enough, but adding in a baby and stroller can make it almost impossible. So on this episode of Ask Victoria, I'm offering my tips for teaching loose leash walking, and some extra tips for anyone who's also walking with a baby.
I am as disturbed as you all are by the footage that has been released of a dog being forced into churning water on a movie set despite visible signs that the dog is uncomfortable. I have no issue with dogs being used in films as long as they are truly enjoying the work, and as a member of the Humane Hollywood Scientific Advisory Committee, I know that the American Humane Association takes... View details ⇨
The 2017 Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference is happening this June at Kingston University. I've selected some of the top canine behaviour experts, university scholars, specialists and thought leaders to share relevant and innovative animal-related concepts with the attendees. It's going to be an incredible weekend!
Last year, Hank the dog was spared from death after a massive public outcry exposed Belfast's outdated and ineffective breed-specific legislation. Now the Belfast City Council is calling for an urgent review of its current legislation, and I hope that Agriculture Minister Michelle McIlveen is willing to implement a law that emphasizes responsible guardianship rather than focusing on breed. Our... View details ⇨