We picked Star and her puppies up after a 650 km journey that took seven volunteers. Many rescues come from far distances and the transport teams that move them from where they are to where there are people to help them are imperative to rescues and the work they do.
Learning theory science is not wishy-washy on this point. Punishment is an ineffective way to reach learning goals. While punishment can distinguish the appearance of specific unwanted behaviors, it does not change the emotional state of the dog. It often makes the emotional state worse, more stressed. Punishment also has been known to create other worse behaviors as a side-effect of displaced stress.
This week the dog lovers of Milton Ontario were shocked to read that 38 dogs were pulled from a puppy mill that was right under our noses at Trafalgar and the 401. In response, several local businesses are teaming up Read more…
We need to keep spreading the word and making people listen.
Dogs sold in pet stores do not, ever, come from reputable breeders (as many pet stores that sell dogs would have you believe). I can say that absolutely, 100% categorically, because there is no reputable breeder that would sell a puppy to a pet store to resell. (more…)
If you don’t already know Matisse, it’s my honour to introduce him to you. I had the pleasure of meeting Matisse a couple years ago as a young dog in Canada. There was something so special about him that I have what is quite possibly an unhealthy amount of photos of a dog that is not mine. In the world of show dogs, we often talk about the “it” factor and Matisse has it and then some.
(Matisse, the weekend I met him June 2012) (more…)
BauHound Haus strives to provide you with services that will better the health of your dog in every way. That is why we welcomed Mirkka Koivusalo, MSC, PHD, KPA CTP of Mindful Behaviors-Positive Dog Training in Toronto/Milton to work with us years ago. Mirkka believes, like we do, in force-free and science-based training. (more…)
BauHound Haus is happy to connect you with Dr Gloria Bracchetti DC.
Why we believe in Chiropractic Services for Dogs:
Years ago, we had an Aussie named Dizzy who injured herself and tore her caudal ligament. We sought out the best surgeons and physiotherapists. Living in London at the time, we drove to Essex Animal Hospital for underwater treadmill, acupuncture and chiropractic. (more…)