Socialization & Play
for you & your dog



Disclaimers:
The inclusion of a service, organization or program on this page is NOT an endorsement or recommendation. We are not able to guarantee the quality of services. We strongly suggest that you check them out yourself before using a specific service.

If your dog is having ANY medical or behavior problems that might be related to health, you should take your dog to your Veterinarian. Behavior problems that might be caused by health issues are things like newly developed aggression, some anxiety issues, a dog wandering as if in a trance & so many more.






Petting & Cuddling

Does your dog really want to be petted? http://eileenanddogs.com/2012/08/29/does-your-dog-really-want-to-be-petted/ (Added 1/21/15)

Playing with your dog - when or when not to
Playing with your dog: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/dog-spies/2014/12/31/its-not-you-its-me-if-a-dog-wont-play-with-you-it-could-be-your-fault/?WT.mc_id=SA_Facebook (Added 1/21/15)

Fence Fighting
Fence fighting or is it? An example of posturing - mere inches & there would be nothing to fight about.
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152248227792499
The lighter side of socialization. Seriously though, fence fighting can be a serious problem, so contact an Akita Coach if you're having problems with fence fighting (Added 1/21/15)

Supervising Kids & Dogs
Why supervising dogs and kids doesn't work http://www.robinkbennett.com/2013/08/19/why-supervising-dogs-and-kids-doesnt-work/ (Added 1/21/15)

Warning Signs - body language & sounds
How to read a dogs body language http://moderndogmagazine.com/articles/how-read-your-dogs-body-language/415 (Added 1/22/15