Can Your Dog Herd?

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Can Your Dog Herd? By Audrey Pavia   Ever notice your dog trying to round up the kids while they are playing in the backyard, or move the cats around the kitchen in an orderly manner? If so, your dog is exhibiting more than just weird behavior. Depending on his ancestry, he might be letting you know that he has a good dose of herding instinct in his … [Read more...]

AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Award

A Good Canine Citizen is capable of maintaining a Sit-Stay until called by his owner.

AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Award By Audrey Pavia If you’ve got a purebred or mixed breed dog who listens when you tell him what to do, is good with other dogs, and is just a joy to be around, he’s a perfect candidate for the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) award. And if your dog’s behavior leaves something to be desired, start working on fixing it, … [Read more...]