Don's Publications

Pet Nutrition-Some Myths and Facts – Maine DOG Magazine – Part 2, Spring 2017 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Help! My Dog is Aggressive, Reactive, Fearful, Anxious, etc. - What do I do? - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, April 2017 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Complementary Medicine – Resources for Pet Parents - words-woofs-meows.com, 26MAR17 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Book Review – Remember Me? Loving and Caring for a Dog with Canine Cognitive Dysfunction by Eileen Anderson - words-woofs-meows.com, 8MAR17 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

We’re Getting A New Puppy (or Dog)! - Prior Planning Makes for Success - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, March 2017 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

What is the Difference Between a Service/Assistance Dog, an Emotional Support Dog, and a Therapy Dog? - words-woofs-meows.com, 28FEB17 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

What Is Dog Training - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, February 2017 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Adopting A Pet – Finding the Right Dog for You and Your Family, words-woofs-meows.com, January 2017- <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

How to choose a dog trainer, words-woofs-meows.com, January 2017 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Pet Nutrition-Some Myths and Facts – Maine DOG Magazine, Winter 2017 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Words Matter - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, January 2017 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

AVSAB Adopts Position Statement on Positive Veterinary Care - words-woofs-meows.com, December 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

A Chiropractic Adjustment and Acupuncture Treatment for Muppy - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, December 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Maine’s community of disabled asks relief from ‘comfort animals’ - words-woofs-meows.com, November 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Our Pets – Remembering Shed - words-woofs-meows.com, November 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Preparing Your Pets for The Holidays, Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, November 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Pet Behavior as an Essential Component to Holistic Wellness - words-woofs-meows.com, October 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Halloween Tips for Pets and Their People - words-woofs-meows.com, October 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Help! My Pet Gets Car Sick and/or Nauseous - words-woofs-meows.com, October 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Holistic and Complementary Wellness for Pets – My Journey - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, October 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

The Best Animal Trainers – Ever!, Memories from FaceBook – 16SEP12 - words-woofs-meows.com, September 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Pet Nutrition – Should I Feed My Pet A Raw Diet? - words-woofs-meows.com, September 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Pet Nutrition – The Science and Dogma of Pet Nutrition with Dr. Richard Patton - words-woofs-meows.com, September 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Dog Bite Fatalities & Dog Bites – Part 3 - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, September 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Dog Bite Fatalities & Dog Bites – Part 2 - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, August 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Pet Nutrition –Vital Essentials® Pet Food - words-woofs-meows.com, August 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Our Pets – Remembering Hanger - words-woofs-meows.com, August 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Our Pets – Remembering Trivia - words-woofs-meows.com, August 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Dog Bite Fatalities & Dog Bites – Part 1 - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, July 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

What Do You Feed Your Dog? - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, June 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Get A Headstart on Your Basic Manners Class - words-woofs-meows.com, May 2016- <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Canine Behavior – Myths and Facts – Part 1 - Where do we get our knowledge about dogs? - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, May 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

How Science and Reward-Based Training Have Pulled Dog Training Out of the Dark Ages – Bangor Daily News, April 14, 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  <Read at Bangor Daily News>

Please Be Cautious When Choosing Who Cares For Your Pets - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, April 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Traveling – Do you take the dog along or leave him with someone? - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, April 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Especially for New Puppy Parents - words-woofs-meows.com, April 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Management of An Aggressive, Fearful or Reactive Dog - words-woofs-meows.com, April 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Dog Training – Say Please – Nothing In Life Is Free - words-woofs-meows.com, April 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Dog Training – Teaching the SIT Behavior - words-woofs-meows.com, April 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Dog Training – Teaching the ATTENTION or LOOK Behavior - words-woofs-meows.com, April 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Keeping A Daily Journal - words-woofs-meows.com, April 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

The Thundershirt™ - words-woofs-meows.com, April 2016- <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Our Pets – In Memory of Louise - words-woofs-meows.com, April 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Book Review – Ruined by Excess, Perfected by Lack – The paradox of pet nutrition by Richard Patton - words-woofs-meows.com, March 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Teaching your dog to cope with being alone - The Maine Edge – March 2, 2016 and words-woofs-meows.com <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  <Read at The Maine Edge>

The Four Essentials to a Great Dog – Part 2 - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, March 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

The Four Essentials to a Great Dog – Part 1 - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, February 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Crate Habituation to Reduce Anxiety - words-woofs-meows.com, January 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Book Review: Barking: The Sound of a Language by Turid Rugaas - words-woofs-meows.com, January 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Introduction to Canine Communication - words-woofs-meows.com, January 2016 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Training - A Rescue Dogs Perspective - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, January 2016 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Cat litter: who gets to choose? - The Maine Edge – December 22, 2015 and words-woofs-meows.com. <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com> <Read at The Maine Edge>

Reflections on 20 Years as a Pet Care Professional – Pet Food and Nutrition – part 2- Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, December 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Cold weather and holiday tips for pets - The Maine Edge – November 17, 2015 and words-woofs-meows.com. <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com> <Read at The Maine Edge>

Reflections on 20 Years as a Pet Care Professional – Pet Food and Nutrition – part 1- Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, November 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Reflections on 20 Years as a Pet Care Professional – Changes in Training Methods, Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, October 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Pets and the internet – can you trust what you read? The Maine Edge and words-woofs-meows.com – September 8, 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com> <Read at the Maine Edge>

Pets - Who Cares for Them When You Are Away? Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, September 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com

Important News About Behavioral Wellness for All Pets - The New AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines, Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, August 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com

A dog that growls is not a bad dog - The Maine Edge and words-woofs-meows.com – July 14, 2015.  <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com> <Read at the Maine Edge

Bach Rescue Remedy – Stress Relief for Pets & Their People - fido magazine and words-woofs-meows.com - July 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>

Yes-A Trend Towards Kinder and Gentler Professional Pet Care-Part 3Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, July 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com

Dogs, Summer and Behavioral Issues - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, June 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com

Yes-A Trend Towards Kinder and Gentler Professional Pet Care-Part 2 - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, May 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com

Yes-A Trend Towards Kinder and Gentler Professional Pet Care-Part 1 - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, April 2015 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com

Make your life easier - Get your cat to love their carrier - The Maine Edge and words-woofs-meows.com - March 25, 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com> <Read at the Maine Edge> 

My Puppy's a Land Shark! - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, March 2015 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com

Is it OK if our dog sleeps in our bed? - The Maine Edge and words-woofs-meows.com - February 25, 2015 - <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com> <Read at the Maine Edge

A Holistic Approach to Dog Training-Part 2-Dog Training is About so Much More Than You Training the Dog - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, February 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com

It's Responsible Pet Owners Month... Time to train your dog - The Maine Edge and words-woofs-meows.com - January 28, 2015 -  <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com<Read at the Maine Edge

A Holistic Approach to Dog Training-Part 1-Dog Training is About so Much More Than You Training the Dog - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, January 2015 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com

A holistic approach to dog training (part 1) - The Maine Edge and words-woofs-meows.com - December 30, 2014 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com> <Read at The Maine Edge>

Do You Really Know Your Dog? – Part 2, Gift Ideas for Dog Lovers - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, December 2014 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Do You Really Know Your Dog? – Part 1, Gift Ideas for Dog Lovers - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, November 2014 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Assessing Pets Welfare Using Brambell's Five Freedoms – APDT Chronicle of the Dog and words-woofs-meows.com, Fall 2014 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Before You Adopt A Dog... - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, October 2014 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Helping Dogs In Need - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, September 2014 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Which Brand of Pet Food is the Best - part 3 of 3 - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, August 2014 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Which Brand of Pet Food is the Best - part 2 of 3 - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, July 2014 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

Which Brand of Pet Food is the Best - part 1 of 3 - Downeast Dog News and words-woofs-meows.com, June 2014 <Read at Words-Woofs-Meows.com>  

An Overview of the Bach Flower Essences in The Dog Trainer’s Resource 2, edited by Mychelle Blake, Dogwise Publishing, 2008

Identifying and Coping with Canine Stress - Downeast Dog News, July 2008

Successfully Managing Your Dog’s Chewing Habit - Downeast Dog News,, May 2008

The Raw Food Diet – Is it Right for Your Dog? – Part 2, Downeast Dog News, March 2008

The Raw Food Diet – Is it Right for Your Dog? – Part 1, Downeast Dog News, February 2008

The Professionalization of Dog Training – Off Lead & Animal Behavior, Winter 2007

Learn About the APDT – Off Lead & Animal Behavior, Fall 2007

Lessons from the Pet Food Recall – Downeast Dog News, May 2007

Selecting the Best Food for your Dog – Downeast Dog News, November 2006

Debunking Pet Food Myths – Downeast Dog News, October 2006

Lets’ Talk Dog – part 2 – Downeast Dog News, September 2006

Lets’ Talk Dog – part 1 – Downeast Dog News, August 2006

Summer Dog Care Tips – Downeast Dog News, July 2006

Training Your Dog Is Essential to A Good Relationship – Downeast Dog News, June 2006

An Overview of the Bach Flower Essences – APDT Chronicle of the Dog, Mar/Apr 2006

Managing Your Training Business with Software – APDT Newsletter, Sep/Oct 2002

How I Trained A Chicken – APDT Newsletter, Nov/Dec 1999

Book & Video Reviews – Clicker Fun: Click & Go, Clicker Fun: Click & Fetch, Puppy Love-Raise Your Dog the Clicker Way – APDT Newsletter, Nov/Dec 1999

Calming Signals’ Comes to Town – Menagerie Magazine, May 1999

 

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