By Toni Drugmand as part of the e-How video series Body language and cues are important in the dog world for communication. Body language cues give off warning signs that your dog is comfortable, uncomfortable, feeling threatened or even signaling intentions of aggression and a bite. Below is a list of behaviors and scenarios to […]
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Toni Drugmand presenting a Prevent the Bite Seminar to City of Scottsdale service workers and parks and recreation employees. If you are interested in a Prevent the Bite Seminar for your company, please call 602-992-8743.
Signs of Anxiety These signs indicate that your dog is uncomfortable with the current situation and there is a need for intervention to prevent pushing the dog to the point of biting, and to make sure your canine friend is happy and not feeling anxious. Please remember: It is a GOOD THING that a dog […]
The holidays are especially stressful for dogs due to changes in routine and the comings and goings of visitors. Many dog bites happen at this time of year. When visiting a house with a dog, children should be taught not to approach the dog (even if the dog has been friendly on other occasions). If […]
Toni’s interview with Channel 15 news for Dog Bite Safety
Toni, her Belgian Malinois, Wally, and Billy ‘The Bad Guy’, demonstrate a high level of obedience, attention and protection. This was at Yappy Hour at Hacienda Harley Davidson.
Halloween is lots of fun for kids, but many dogs will be confused or upset by kids in strange costumes and by lots of people coming to the door, but never being invited in. Doggone Safe offers the following tips for dog owners, kids and parents: Dog owners: Secure your dog behind a closed door […]
Dogs are a beloved and accepted part of our society; there are more than 74 million dogs living in the United States. Unfortunately, in recent times dog bites have become a fast growing litigation opportunity. The stories, like that of a postal working being bitten or a child receiving serious injuries involving dog bites, hold […]
Toni Drugmand’s interview with Channel 12 anchor, Joe Dana to promote Wags for Wishes, January 2010.