"Come" And Get It!


A recent contribution of mine to Tails Magazine.Ask the Trainer with Anthony NewmanFebruary 18, 2011 in February 2011, New York, Training by Tails Magazine My dog will listen to almost any command I give, save for one: “Come.” [...]

"Come" And Get It!2013-08-11T18:53:18+07:00

Wimpy or aggressive? Fence-fighting and heel-nipping


I recently trained a fear-aggressive Cocker Spaniel who had a funny (or not-so funny) habit:  ignore people and dogs on the sidewalk until they pass, then turn around the instant they've past, and [...]

Wimpy or aggressive? Fence-fighting and heel-nipping2013-08-11T18:53:18+07:00

Yikes! (And Bikes)


Today I saw a first (for me) : Unicyclist + dogFlatbush Ave, Brooklyn a man riding a unicycle down the sidewalk in Brooklyn, his dog running behind him on a leash.I whipped out [...]

Yikes! (And Bikes)2013-08-11T18:53:18+07:00

Foster Dogs In New York


I'm so happy to have found a way to stay on top of all the needy foster dogs in the New York area - and even beyond! Sarah, foster blog mom Here's [...]

Foster Dogs In New York2013-08-11T18:53:18+07:00

Carry On! (Dogs That Carry Stuff)


Walking to the wonderful Hillside dog park yesterday in Brooklyn, I saw this dog... "Where's m'dang T-bone?" But he was carrying a raw steak, chomped firmly between its jaws - not eating [...]

Carry On! (Dogs That Carry Stuff)2013-08-11T18:53:18+07:00

Bully Syndrome


This monster is my friend Angus. Angus "The Lovable Beast" (and sleeping Monkey) Recently Angus visited our home and more or less tried to eat Monkey, our sweet submissive and sometimes skittish [...]

Bully Syndrome2013-08-11T18:53:18+07:00

Training vs. therapy


Cesar Millan famously says "I rehabilitate dogs; I train people." And he often insists that he is not a dog trainer. Whatever one's opinion of Cesar, or of his philosophy and techniques, [...]

Training vs. therapy2013-08-11T18:53:18+07:00