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Ask Alecia: My Dog Bit a Child!

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Dear Alecia, Our dog Maya, a 2-year old Bali dog, attacked a 6-year-old child this morning who was playing in our yard (his father is our gardener).  She jumped up on him, arms on his shoulders, and bit his face and neck.  Not a bad bite, but blood was drawn and clearly the kid was […]

Ask Alecia: My New Dog Is Jealous Of My Other Dogs!

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Dear Alecia, I just adopted a one-year-old German shepherd. She’s a very sweet girl. Playful, doesn’t pull on the leash, and is very affectionate. However, I have 2 other dogs that she is ridiculously jealous of: a 10-month-old German shepherd and a 2-year-old American Eskimo. She’s showed more aggression towards the German shepherd. Mostly when […]

Ask Alecia: My Pup Shows Signs of Separation Anxiety!

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Dear Alecia, My husband and I adopted a 5-month-old mixed breed puppy from the pound last week. Two days after we adopted him I had him at the vet’s office for shots and upset tummy issues. He tested negative for Parvo so they gave him meds (but no shots) and sent him home. The next […]

Ask Alecia: My Dog Plays Too Rough!

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Dear Alecia, My family played rough with my lab when he was a puppy. I said no more. Now my dog is two. He wants to play rough. He pushes is toys in your lap, and gets almost aggressive. He is a sweet boy most of the time. How do I get him to stop? […]

Ask Alecia: My Older Dog Wants to Climb the Stairs at Night

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Dear Alecia, My dog Mickey is a 9-year-old Yellow Labrador Retriever. At night, Mickey sleeps either on the floor next to my bed or in his dog bed a few feet away. Mickey is a heavy dog and is getting up in age. That said, he recently began refusing to come upstairs to the bedroom, […]

Ask Alecia: Barking Problems

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Today we’re bringing you the fifth and final part in the Hot Spot Tele-Training Series by Alecia Evans of Walk In Sync. Filled with tips from this holistic dog trainer, the series has included housetraining, loose leash walking, teaching your dog to come when called and separation anxiety. In this week’s call, we discuss a […]

Ask Alecia: My Husky Nips My Child!

Dear Alecia, My husband and I just adopted a 3-year-old husky named Dante. He is very lovable and gentle, and, although he is stubborn, we are working on his basic training, and he is doing much better. We adopted him because of how good he was with our two-year-old son, but since bringing him home, […]

Ask Alecia: Separation Anxiety

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Today we’re bringing you the fourth part in the Hot Spot Tele-Training Series by Alecia Evans of Walk In Sync. Filled with tips from this holistic dog trainer, the series has included housetraining,  loose leash walking, and teaching your dog to come when called. This week, we discussed a topic that, regardless of whether you […]

Ask Alecia: Teaching the Come Command

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As you know, we’ve been co-hosting the weekly Hot Spot Tele-Training Series, talking with Alecia Evans of Walk In Sync . This holistic dog trainer has been providing weekly tips on one subject of interest to dog lovers. The first week we discussed holistic methods of housetraining, then loose leash walking. This week, we discussed […]

Ask Alecia: Tips for Loose Leash Walking

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As you know, along with PrestonSpeaks.com we’re co-hosting the Spot On Tele-Training Series. For five weeks, holistic dog trainer Alecia Evans, of the Ask Alecia column here on DogTipper, is talking about one aspect of dog training. Last week, we talked about potty training; this week, we discussed loose leash walking. If you missed Monday […]

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