My Dog Refuses to Walk: What to Do?

My Dog Refuses to Walk: What to Do?

It’s a beautiful day, and you want to take the dog out for a brisk walk around the neighborhood. But as you reach the sidewalk, the dog slams on their brakes and refuses to move. You encourage them with words — nothing happens. You pull forward — the dog pulls...
What is Resource Guarding in Dogs?

What is Resource Guarding in Dogs?

“MINE!” your dog seems to say.  Some dogs feel the need to secure what to them are valuable things. This resource guarding behavior is how they stand between these things and perceived or real threats, sometimes including you.  When you think about it, you...