Many of us rescue dogs--I have done so and currently have two rescued dogs. To me they are the best kind. However when you have a dog not as a puppy you don’t know their full history and sometimes getting them to learn new commands and behaviors can be difficult. Working with a certified trainer is probably the best way to begin to learn and understand your dogs behavior and make them a great member of your household.
Here is some advice from Ian Dunbar, a trainer, on having a rescued dog with no recall skills—which are pretty important if you want to take your new pal to the dog park.Read More