Archive | November, 2012

What I Learned About Dogs Today…Biting

George, my first Old English sheepdog bit four people. I loved that dog and dismissed the first stranger who stabbed his hand at my dog’s face as ‘stupid.’ On three other occasions my dog more than mouthed people, he broke skin with his teeth. I never saw it as my loving dog’s fault. Our local […]

What I Learned About Dogs Today…Unacceptable Behavior

My first puppy as an adult was lucky because he ran our house. Between toilet and obedience training, feeding, and walking the pup, working and keeping my apartment and husband in order I was too tired to notice mischief before the destruction became clear.  I had no idea of what unacceptable behavior was until I […]