Socialization

Yard Laziness Syndrome What is it, how to prevent it and how I still fall short of my goals, but what I have learned has allowed me to be able to see certain things with my dogs that really help guide what they need from me. This is not just for dogs that need serious training...even your sweet family dog could suffer from this. When you have a yard it is easy to fall into the trap of letting your dog run outside when they want, sneak in chasing a squirrel, barking the neighbor dog, etc. with...

Hello! I want to start off by welcoming you to Ruff Start Rehab (RSR). My name is Maxine, and I have been a part of the RSR team since 2011 working with both cats and dogs. Today I want to discuss favoritism in pets, how it can affect the relationship dynamic between not only pets and humans, but also cohabiting humans as well. My husband and I have three cats. We’ve noticed peculiar odds and ends to when one of our cats might prefer one of us to the other. I’ve also had clients complain...