Letter: Dangerous dogs need to be dealt with

Letter: Dangerous dogs need to be dealt with

I have learned quite a bit about trends in dog-training and breeding in the last few days. I have also learned that our regulatory agencies have not adapted to the influx of dangerous animals into our midst. My family and I sincerely hope that those in a position to do so will take action to ensure the safety …
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Learn about the importance of training for pets

Each year, the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, the largest professional association for dog trainers in the world, proclaims January as National Train Your Dog Month. This campaign’s goal is to promote the importance of training and socialization to all dog owners. According to the Humane …
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Skills of tracking dogs on display at presentation by Allegan County deputies

Rewa said it wasn’t easy being away from home during the training, but having 17-month-old K9 Luca with him helped. “It’s awesome that our families allowed us to be away that long, but being with the dog, also my best friend, made it easier,” he said. Not only are the dogs the deputies’ responsibility …
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Cold Weather Activities For Dogs

Train. As a trainer, I am always in favor of lots of training time with dogs, but cold weather makes it an even more appealing option. Teaching tricks such as high-5, crawl, sit pretty, spin and unwind or jumping through a hula hoop give your dog plenty of mental exercise and are usually fun to show off later …
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Panzer joins the sheriff’s office

Panzer cost about $7,000 and the training was $5,000, which was all covered by the grant. Previously, Drako had been the only dog trained to detect bombs in southeast Ohio, Whiteman said, and Drako would periodically assist law enforcement agencies outside of Muskingum County. Now the region …
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