Home
Behavior & Training
Print|Text Size: ||
Dr. Nicholas Dodman on Dog Behavior and New Training Techniques
Pages:

Pages

Life is very bizarre for dogs who live in Manhattan. It is not at all like the natural life. A dog needs to be provided with natural outlets—being able to run and exercise and chase things and do what dogs were bred to do. Say you have an apartment-dwelling dog who has little or no exercise and is fed one of these high-energy foods. Then add to that that there isn’t much communication because the owner took the dog to obedience training as a puppy and doesn’t do it anymore. So now you have a dog that neither is communicated with properly, nor has appropriate outlets or diet. This situation, which is all too common, is an accident looking for a place to happen.
 

Pages:

Pages

Print

Sophia Yin, DVM, (recently deceasedwas an applied animal behaviorist. A long-time The Bark contributing editor, she was also the author of two behavior books.

Remembering Dr. Sophia Yin

More From The Bark

Humping Pugs
By
Julie Hecht
By
Karen B. London
By
Karen B. London
More in Behavior & Training:
Dogs Help Us Be the Greatest Version of Ourselves
Flagstaff Dog Running
Is More Always Merrier?
Break-Ups and Good-Byes
Photographs of Old Dogs
Olympic Trials Runners and Their Dogs
Not So Secret Life of Pets
Cat Burglar Dogs
How Does Your Dog Relate to Other Animals?
Comical Dog Moments