Living with an old dog is hard

Living with an old dog is hard

You’re preparing to say goodbye knowing that in all likelihood you’ll be the one to decide when.  It’s been over 4.5 years since I put my beloved Khanu to sleep. I still miss him every day. I often cry whenever I think about him. Yes, that means I cry over him a lot....
Dog Training Lingo: What’s the Difference Between Habituation, Desensitisation, and Counterconditioning?

Dog Training Lingo: What’s the Difference Between Habituation, Desensitisation, and Counterconditioning?

You’ve heard the terms habituation, desensitisation and counterconditioning but you’re not sure what they mean or why each one is important. They seem to be flung about with abandon and sometimes combined and it’s all a bit confusing. So what do they actually mean? At...