Many people express interest/curiousity/concern/fear about their puppy’s teeth, so let’s talk about teeth. Dogs aren’t born with teeth, but they get them pretty quickly – certainly they’ll have them before you pick up your puppy. And puppy teeth are Evil Teeth – sharp as knives.
Talking About Dogs
A CRATEFUL OF TEETH
OK, OK, remember, this was PRE-clicker, my moment of being hit by the lightning bolt, after I had given up “obedience training” but before I had any idea of what was going to replace it.
DOMINANCE and all that jazz…
Dominance. Argh. I’m not sure how long this is going to take me to write, and I will probably have to go off on some tangents of my own, but here goes.
Who You Callin’ Fat??
Yes, unfortunately, there are a LOT of fat dogs around. Even more unfortunately, there are a lot of people who think fat is a good thing. “Look at that poor abused dog!” they say, of a lithe, fit, athletic dog in peak condition.
Song and the Sheep
“I don’t have the patience for that”. Sure, people have the patience to spend YEARS being frustrated about a behaviour, but don’t have the patience to spend three hours fixing it. If something your dog is doing doesn’t bother you, there’s nothing to fix.