Dog's Eye View columns

This weekly column about dog training publishes on Fridays in the Steamboat Today.

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Dog's Eye View: I can hear you!

In training animals, raising one's voice can do more harm than good.

Dog's Eye View: Moose on the loose in Steamboat

Awareness and knowledge can prevent human/moose encounters.

Dog's Eye View: "Cross this line, you die"

Letting dogs run off-leash around wildlife can, and does, lead to grave consequences.

Dog's Eye View: Independent thinking in dogs

In multiple dog families — like multiple child families — each member should find their own place.

Dog's Eye View: From apes to canines, it's all about control

Pets need to feel empowered in order to thrive.

Dog's Eye View: The other side of the story

Awareness and a leash can prevent an unpleasant encounter while walking your "friendly dog."

Dog's Eye View: It's the little things that count

Dog training never ends.

Dog's Eye View: It's hotter than you think

Short waits can add up to extreme heat for dogs confined in cars.

Dog's Eye View: News from the barking lot

The advent of spring prompts neighborhood dogs to come outside and say, "hello."

Dog's Eye View: Distracted training yields disjointed results

Distracted training methods lead to disjointed training results.

Dog's Eye View: Reaching critical mass

Leaving dog poop on the ground is not recycling. It’s a pollutant, and it’s damaging our environment.

Dog's Eye View: Use it or lose it

Use it or lose it; teaching dogs new behaviors requires frequent practice and reinforcement.

Dog's Eye View: A walk in the park

I remember what I learned at the stock dog workshop. My dog and I need to work together as a team everywhere.

Dog's Eye View: You get what you pay for

We use food as a reward/reinforcer for behavior we want to see more of when we train dogs.

Dog's Eye View: My dog is friendly

Not all people are social butterflies. Not all dogs are social butterflies. Some people may prefer solitude or small groups of friends as do some dogs.

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