Be a responsible owner – Keep your dog contained!

Rescued Rover Dog Training

It’s cold outside. I know it’s December, but this cold seems to have been thrown at us practically overnight and I’m ready for summer to come back. It wouldn’t be all that bad, but being in an apartment with three large dogs is a lot less fun when it is in the single digits and nobody seems to want to do their business quickly. Snow angels are so much more fun.

For the past two nights, a dog from a nearby neighborhood has been jumping through a hole in their yard’s fence and coming over to ‘play’ with my dogs during our frigid potty outings. I can see into his backyard, and the first time it happened the owner popped out about five minutes later looking for him. She screamed at him to come home once she realized I was struggling keeping him off of my dog… and then went…

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About transformational1

I have many interests and I have had a varied career. I am a semi-retired professional dog trainer, specialising in the use of positive reinforcement. I do some consultations, I run instructor workshops and I am setting up a Dogs and Psychotherapy Research Project. I have a law degree from Melbourne University (but have never practiced) and I am passionate about Human Rights. My first degree was in Sociology. I worked as a social researcher on issues such as low income housing, women's refuges and women in the workforce. I live in an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, and I have a German Shepherd called Chance.
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