Words Can Harm Your Dog

Certain terms frequently applied to dogs contribute to misunderstandings about canine behavior and can even damage your relationship with your pet.

You know the jingle, “Sticks and stones may hurt my bones, but words can never harm me.” It doesn’t apply when it comes to your dog. There’s a set of terms people frequently use to describe their pets that mischaracterizes the way the animals think and their motivations for engaging in various behaviors. That in […]
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