Dog Behavior Resources

Engage-Disengage Game for Fearful & Reactive Dogs

By Peyton Winter / April 27, 2022
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Many dogs struggle to stay relaxed and calm around other dogs, people, or sounds in the environment. Rather than moving on, they may exhibit…

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Intro to Resource Guarding

By Peyton Winter / April 12, 2022
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Resource guarding is a natural behavior that can occur across several species. However, if left unchecked, resource guarding can be one of the more…

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Food Rewards

By Peyton Winter / April 8, 2022
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Download Lili Chin’s How to Deliver a Treat Infographic What does YOUR dog find rewarding? Dogs are all individuals, with their own unique preferences.…

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What is Positive Reinforcement?

By Peyton Winter / April 8, 2022
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The dolphin gets a fish for doing a trick. The worker gets a paycheck for working. The dog gets a piece of chicken for…

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Canine College Volunteer Program

By Peyton Winter / July 26, 2018
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The Canine College Program consists of a variety of volunteers who assist and instruct our rewards-based, positive reinforcement training classes at the Valerie Freedman…

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Poisonous Foods & Harmful Products

By admin / July 3, 2018
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Harmful Products for Pets Alcoholic Beverages Apple Seeds-contain cyanide compounds Apricot Pits-contain cyanide compounds Avocados-may cause heart irregularities, difficulty breathing Cherry Pits-contain cyanide compounds…

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Recommended Books

By admin / July 2, 2018
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Canine College Volunteer’s Recommended Books  Complete Idiots Guide to Positive Dog Training by Pamela Dennison  On Talking Terms with Dogs, both the DVD and…

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What to do if your Pet is Poisoned?

By admin / July 2, 2018
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What To Do If Your Pet Is Poisoned What To Do If Your Pet Is Poisoned PDF Don’t panic. Rapid response is important, but…

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Poisonous Plants

By admin / July 2, 2018
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Family Companion One Poisonous Plants in New England: Poisonous Plants For Pets PDF Amaryllis Azalea Baby’s Breath Bittersweet Black Cherry Tree Black Locust Bleeding…

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Toddlers & Dogs

By admin / July 2, 2018
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How to Help Your Dog When there is a Toddler in the Home For PDF Download Click Here Toddlers can be a dog’s worst…

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