Kids & Dogs: 5 Warning Signs to Prevent Dog Bites

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably thought a lot about how to avoid situations like this.  And like most people, you might think that keeping children safe around dogs boils down to just two basic elements: good manners and adult supervision.  After all, if you teach your child to be gentle and respectful around dogs and you or another responsible adult is always around to supervise their interactions, it seems like everything should go smoothly.

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Who's The Boss? Why Dominance Theory Doesn't Work

We all know that dogs are descended (very distantly) wolves: from the tiniest Chihuahua, quaking with excitement, to the most powerful Bull Mastiff with his dopey, drooly grin, they all share a common ancestor. So when that Chihuahua or Mastiff starts misbehaving and training starts to feel like an uphill battle, it might be tempting to think we can “cheat” by using their wolf instincts to our advantage. 

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The Truth About Montreal's Breed Discrimination

Montreal City Officials passed a Pit Bull Ban ("Breed Specific Legislation" or "BSL") on September 27, 2016 which essentially is a death sentence for thousands of dogs. In this case, the legislation targets Pit Bull breeds and Pit Bull mixes.  It is important to note that the term "Pit Bull" may refer to a variety of bully type breeds.

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