ARE DOODLES OVERPRICED MUTTS?

A Doodle is a cross-bred dog created by breeding a Poodle with another purebred dog. But, some people don't like them, calling them...

WHAT IS YOUR DOG HANDLING DEMEANOR?

What is your dog handling demeanor , and does it matter? Your demeanor is your look, manner, bearing, attitude, expression and presence...

 
 
 

DOG TRAINING BECAUSE. FEELINGS

Is it possible to train dogs and never hurt anyone's feelings? I really don't believe so, if you are being honest with others and yourself. I...

DOG TRAINING AND THE DIGS SCHOOL VIOLENCE REDUCTION PROGRAM

I have spent a considerable amount of time and brainpower regarding the problem of youth violence, especially the so-called school...

 
 
 
Dog Training Mistakes

DOG TRAINING MISTAKES

Dog Training Mistakes: Everyone makes handler errors. From novice to expert, everyone makes mistakes... Sam Basso is a Phoenix / Scottsdale...

THE PIT BULL DEBATE IS OVER

The pit bull debate is over. The bans have failed. Pit bulls have proven to be good family dogs. Untold numbers of innocent dogs killed....

 
 
 

DOG TRAINING AND CONSCIENTIOUSNESS

What is probably the most important aspect of dog training that I want all my students to understand? Conscientiousness... Sam Basso...

HAPPY EASTER!

Happy Easter, everyone! Sam Basso is a Phoenix / Scottsdale dog trainer and behaviorist located in Phoenix AZ. This is a political...

 
 
 

DOG TRAINING, ANIMAL WELFARE, AND TAKING CREDIT

If you are committed to a noble cause, you dedicate your life to finding solutions. That is the way of life: you see many needs, one...

DOGS: THE FIREFOX BOOK

“Many had at least one “plantation dog” whose whole job was to keep the hogs and cows out of the corn... Lots of times cows would push...

 
 
 

CAN A DOG BE MADE CHILDPROOF?

Can a dog be trained to be 100% safe around all children, no matter what the child does around or to the dog? I get these inquires...

IS YOUR DOG ANY GOOD?

Is your dog any good at... Coming when called? Greeting guests? Meeting strangers and strange dogs? Not destroying your home? If not,...

 
 
 

DOG TRAINING THE ONE THING

What one thing could you do, starting today, to improve your dog's behavior? Consider this... Sam Basso is a Phoenix / Scottsdale...

DOG TRAINING WHEN TEASING BECOMES AGGRESSION

It is never a good idea to tease a dog. Teasing is different than play... Sam Basso is a Phoenix / Scottsdale dog trainer and behaviorist...

 
 
 

DOG TRAINING WHEN

I find that I often am a better trainer / coach when I'm tired. My work is smoother with the dogs and the people. I had a long day...

DOG TRAINING BREAKING POINTS

Every dog has breaking points, physically and mentally. Thus, it is wise to set limits as to what stimuli your dog has to deal with......

 
 
 

DOG TRAINING TURNING POINTS

Life has turning points. These are key events, or milestones, in your life that change you forever. Dogs also have turning points....

Therapy Dog

THERAPY DOG

Scooter Pie, one of my students, scored 109 percent on his Pet Partners recertification last week! Sam Basso is a Phoenix / Scottsdale...

 
 
 

MAINTAINING A PROPER MENTAL ATTITUDE DURING YOUR DOG TRAINING LESSONS

If you don't learn and practice the proper mental attitude during your dog training lessons, you will not get the most out of the lessons,...

HELP, MY DOG IS BROKEN!

You are making breakfast. Without looking, your sleeve brushes your plate off the edge of the counter, it falls to the floor, and shatters....

 
 
 



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Fat Rottweiler Problems: Consequences Can Be Life-Threatening

Fat Rottweiler Problems: Consequences Can Be Life-Threatening

One of the biggest problems a Rottweiler faces may be the problem of obesity. Obesity in dogs is very common. Just like in humans, in dogs too it is caused due to excessive and... Read more ...

How Do Popular Dog Foods Compare?

How Do Popular Dog Foods Compare?

Your dog's health should always be a priority, and a huge part of their well-being is what they eat. Many dog parents just choose one of the most popular brands because it... Read more ...

Rottweiler Barking: Pipe Down The Music Before It Becomes A Constant

Rottweiler Barking: Pipe Down The Music Before It Becomes A Constant

Barking dogs are a source of annoyance when it becomes constant in their routine. A Rottweiler barking persistently in spite of efforts to keep them quiet requires a bit of... Read more ...

The Curious Case Of A Long-Haired Rottweiler

The Curious Case Of A Long-Haired Rottweiler

Most Rottweilers have short coats, don't they? Well, there obviously are anomalies to this. The long-haired Rottweiler is just that. They represent the metal-heads of the... Read more ...

Year End Giving Tips 2019

Year End Giving Tips 2019

Thank you for partnering with Guiding Eyes for the Blind through your generous support. As the end of the year approaches, please consider the following gift options - they may... Read more ...

Do Dogs Need Carbohydrates?

Do Dogs Need Carbohydrates?

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You Need To Follow The Growth Chart Of Your Rottweiler To Ensure Their Good...

You Need To Follow The Growth Chart Of Your Rottweiler To Ensure Their Good Health

Considering most of you are insistent on buying a Rottweiler, it is best that you know how a Rottweiler grows. If you get a puppy, it would get all the more important for you... Read more ...

A Well-Trained Rottweiler Dog Makes For A Safe Family

A Well-Trained Rottweiler Dog Makes For A Safe Family

Well, you know those dogs that are really magnificent yet a bit fierce? Yes, those are Rottweiler dogs. Usually used as guard dogs or watchdogs, a Rottweiler brings a lot more... Read more ...

Want To Make Your Skinny Rottweiler Gain Weight? Here's What You Can Do

Want To Make Your Skinny Rottweiler Gain Weight? Here's What You Can Do

Rottweiler breed is known for their robust and strong build. This is often what attracts many people to have them as their pets. Several reasons cause a skinny Rottweiler. Some... Read more ...

Air Force Captain Reunited With Her Dog After Deployment And His Wiggle Butt...

Air Force Captain Reunited With Her Dog After Deployment And His Wiggle Butt Is Endless!

When duty calls, our soldiers respond. Sometimes that means sacrificing time and distance with family members, both two-legged and four-legged. Captain Cassandra Post is a... Read more ...