animal manners

A Puppy Party for Kid-Friendly Dogs

by Colleen Pelar, CPDT, CDBC www.LivingwithKidsandDogs.com Hosting a puppy party is a great way to help your new puppy begin enjoying and feeling at ease around kids. Puppies under 5 months old can learn a lot in an easy 30-minute play date. Here are a few tips. » Read more

Three Steps for Meeting a Dog: Instructions for Parents

By Colleen Pelar, CPDT, CDBC

It is very important to teach kids how to interact with dogs they are interested in. Childish excitement could be interpreted as a threat by inexperienced dogs. » Read more