Videos

Bringing out the best in a cat or dog is a hands-on task. Seeing it in a video is often better than reading it. My goal with these videos is to make behavior management easier to understand and implement.

Choosing The Greatest Puppy For Your Life

By drjeffnichol | November 3, 2011 | Comments Off on Choosing The Greatest Puppy For Your Life

I know that this is a rather lofty title but, heck, I really love dogs. The dog in my family’s life is an absolutely wonderful, but imperfect, Border Collie named Peter Rabbit. The only thing that is perfect about this dog is that he is perfectly goofy and for a family that includes two barbarians, aged 10 and 11 he is just right. He does do bad things, of course, so he fits in just right. And I knew he would because I carefully selected him using the following technique. Incidentally, the great dog of my life before Pete was…

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Choosing The Greatest Kitten For Your Life

By drjeffnichol | November 3, 2011 | Comments Off on Choosing The Greatest Kitten For Your Life

Is this possible? Can you choose the great feline friend who will be the faithful excellent companion you have always wanted? I think you can but there are many “ifs” involved. This is an issue that is both simple and rather complicated all at once. I’d like to start by asking whether you are a cat person, a dog person, or a pet person. People with a strong preference for one species know why they feel that way. For these folks it’s pretty straightforward. You relate to that species largely because of who you are. You have clear expectations because…

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