• Wipe Your Chin! How My Dog Cleans Up Her Own Drool

    1 month ago - By Eileen and Dogs

    Clara and Zani sharing the prime part of the couch. Note Zani's droopy mouth on one side.
    Training husbandry behaviors with positive reinforcement is one of the kindest things we can do for our dogs. We have to do stuff to them; why not take it out of the battleground, past neutral, and into the “fun” territory?
    One of the things I've trained of which I'm inordinately proud is Clara's pill-taking behavior. I always have to credit Laura Baugh here, because her blog and video were what introduced me to pill-taking as a behavior, rather than as an event centered on “how well can I hide this...
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