Thursday, December 14, 2017
Random News for Some
-Not every human can make kissy sounds.
-Panda's peeing under a balcony decreases her popularity with neighbors.
-Choosing when and where your dog pees on a walk means you can pause in the shade.
-Moving your dog off the sidewalk is nice for pedestrians passing--not everyone wants your dog jumping up.
-Peeing on walls is nasty--and planters and landscaping and garbage pails. Making dogs wanted in neighborhoods is a good goal for all of us, so peeing on the grass closer to the street instead of lawns is a help.
-Cursing at bike riders flying down the sidewalk toward my dogs does no good; they probably don't even hear me. Even though bicycles are vehicles and we legally have the right of way.
-Shouting at your dog to stop barking only adds to the noise.
-Looking behind you lets you know when a driver is going to run down your dogs when you're crossing the street.
-Having treats at the ready reinforces good behavior right away. On the fireplace mantle. In a pouch on walks. Every time you go out during housebreaking.
-Asking your dog to Come out of a Stay decreases the success of both when she's just learning.
-If your dog chews/pees/barks while you are home with him, you're not paying attention so it's your fault.
-Some of the best dogs in the world have had no training whatsoever. Lucky humans!