“Ouch!” Training: A Behavioral Approach to Brushing Barnum’s Sore Tooth

Barnum, my Bouvier service dog, recently underwent oral surgery. The veterinary dentist gave me very stern instructions that I was to brush the injured area in Barnum’s mouth every day, starting the day after surgery. She had been considering extracting … Continue reading

A Spoonie’s Guide to Dog Grooming Tools and Tips (#ADBC)

This is Part Two of my posts for the spring 2013 Assistance Dog Blog Carnival (ADBC). To find out more about this month’s carnival, see FridaWrites’ call for entries. To learn what a blog carnival is, read past issues, find … Continue reading