Importance of Training

I recently visited Diana Ross, sometimes referred to as the Hill Country Dog Whisperer, of D&D K9 Concepts in Kerrville. We talked about the importance of training your dogs.

Diana has been training animals for many years and has trained police dogs and even worked for a circus. She has appeared on ESPN,  USA Network,  and has performed around the country. I recently visited her at her headquarters in Kerrville.

It only takes a few minutes a day and anyone can train their pet Diana adds. She says finding what motivates your dog could as much as triple the speed at which you will have success. For some its food and for others it could be toys . If you would like more information about Diana and her training techniques, you can find her by going to their website. She says the best way to reach her is by phone.
If you have pet / animal related topics you would like me to feature on the blog, email me at bcaldera at ksat dot com

Pet events this week:

March 14th ACS – Pucks and Paws (I went to this last year while working of course, wished I could have been there to participate)

March 14th San Antonio – Free Spay/Neuter Clinic (call for appointments)

March 14th & 18th Bexar Co. SPCA – Vaccination Clinic

Ongoing San Antonio – Feral Cat Coalition Work Shop

Ongoing VariousLow cost Vaccinations through Windcrest Animal Hospital

Ongoing SPCA Bexar County El Rey Fido

http://www.ownupsa.com/calendar/events/


Upcoming Events

March 20th ACS“Boys Only” Cat Neuter Clinic (for appointment call 210-207-6652)

March 21st San Antonio – A Fest of Tails

March 21st ADL – Honoring the Animal Paw Wow

March 21st Fredericksburg –Paddy’s Party

March 21st ACSHogs N Dogs (Tattoos, Motorcycles and Adoptions) 1pm-4:30pm

March 28th Kerrville “A Toast To The Animals”

March 28th ADL – Mobil Adoption

March 28th ACS – Big Dogs for Big Boys

April 3rd S A Zoo – Feast with the Beasts

April 4th Guide Dogs of Texas Open House

April 25th Fiesta2009 Fiesta Pooch Parade

May 30th Schertz – Doggie Dash 2009

ACS Week of 2/22/09 Statistics:

— Intake: 328

— Adoptions/Rescue: 88

— Euthanasia: 182

http://www.sanantonio.gov/AnimalCare/?res=1024&ver=true

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