Posts Categorized: Tracie Hotchner

Joe. Maisie. And The Cheese.

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Pet Tips, Tracie Hotchner.

This is a little story about how dogs learn, and especially how we can communicate to them certain behaviors, which displease us. Most importantly, it’s a story about how/when/if to reprimand a dog for having engaged in one of those behaviors. This story is especially useful for new dog owners, or those whose ideas about […]

Crowd-Sourced Canine Behavior Study

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Pet Studies, Tracie Hotchner.

Join a Historic Study of Canine Behavior before January 15, 2018! How does this sound: answer a few questions about your own dog(s) behavior and in doing so, contribute to helping save the lives of other pooches in shelters? At the same time, you might get an insight into some of the issues dogs can […]

Pork Bone Treats Are No Treat for Pups

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Pet Facts, Pet Health, Tracie Hotchner.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning on “bone treats” for dogs, having recently received more than 70 reports of illnesses in dogs who ingested the “bone treats” derived from pigs. “A variety of commercially – available bone treats for dogs — including treats described as ‘Ham Bones,’ ‘Pork Femur Bones,’ ‘Rib […]