Modern dog training methods: softies, science, shitstorms and ethics under review

http://www.planethund.com/eng/modern-dog-training-methods-softies-science-ethics-review-2005.html Interesting article questioning the validity of “science” in dog training. Is the “science” being offered robust enough and does it cross-over to environments outside of laboratories to be held up as “the only way that dogs should be trained?

Advocate for your dog (What should you do when your dog who is on a lead, is approached by another dog who is off lead?)

What should you do when your dog who is on a lead, is approached by another dog who is off lead? Well it largely depends on how you and your dog feel about this encounter! I ask myself a few