Liz Palika is a Certified Dog Trainer, Certified Animal Behavior Consultant, and the co-owner of Kindred Spirits Dog Training in Vista, CA. Liz is also an award-winning author and writer specializing in pets. She writes about cats, cat behavior and health, dogs, dog behavior and health, living with pets, and pet nutrition. Liz’s works have been recognized with many awards, but her most recent book, “Idiot’s Guides: Dog Training” (Penguin Books, 2014) recently won the Best Nonfiction book category in the San Diego Book Writing competition. Liz shares her home with two dogs; Bashir, an Australian Shepherd, and Bones, an English Shepherd. Three cats, Spock, Scottie, and Kirk, provide motivation for her articles about cats. And yes, she is a Star Trek fan. For more information go to and .
When asked what advice she would offer to other dog owners, Catherine suggests that owners never assume that their dog is allergic to just one thing. If the dog has allergies, they are usually allergic to several different elements. She also suggests that if dog owners decide to use Prednisone, they should go with the lowest dosage available and look into giving them milk thistle to prevent against liver damage. Owners should be open to trying new medications and therapies and never give up. It’s important to try everything they can to keep their pup as comfortable as possible.
If I were to make a listing of all of the dog behaviors I like it would most likely be fairly long. A deliciously comfortable tail wag, a bow to solicit play, and a mushy sigh before resting their head in your lap would absolutely make the list. However, those are only a few of the numerous the explanation why canine deliver us immense pleasure each day. However, my list of canine behaviors that are not so favorable is slightly short. For me, like most, one of many few things on that checklist would surely be coprophagia. Coprophagia is the consumption of feces. This will embrace the feces of others as well as their own.