Entries by Debra Ekman

Human Space Invaders!

The article below is from Diamonds in the Ruff (www.diamondsintheruff.com), a website with terrific articles and tip sheets on all sorts of behavior issues. Looming, leaning, reaching, showing teeth and staring – that’s how most humans greet dogs.  The dog at left is showing his discomfort at this child’s greeting by lowering his head, flattening his ears, licking […]

Bribes vs Rewards

by Nancy Tucker (“The Normal Dog” Blog – March 22, 2011) Every single time I walk with Woody, I bring along a treat pouch with a mishmash of various goodies. Maybe some kibble, maybe some dried liver, maybe some cheese, maybe some apple chunks, or maybe some of Woody’s favorite Zukes. Recently, someone remarked, “What? […]