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 […]
Toni and Wally demonstrating how to play safely with your dog. Do Not Play Tug-O-War with your dog. Dogs Don’t Like Hugs and Kisses! For tips on dog safety during the holidays, click here. Filmed at Pomeroy Elementary Harvest Festival November 2010
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 […]