Tagged with training

Prey Model Diet; The Best Food Choice For Your Pets

After much research and a personal journey with our own pets, Pawfect Manners now wholeheartedly supports Prey Model Diet feeding over any other sustenance choice for your cats and dogs. Why Feed Raw? The answer is very simple….because it is what dogs and cats are built to eat.  Despite the extreme marketing by dog food … Continue reading

Client Files: Building a Confident Ceci

This year, a number of our clients utilized our Pet Sitting services for their travels this holiday season.  Right now, I am with a client named Ceci.  She is a mutt of mutts and came to our company due to low self esteem, dominance, anti-social behavior, and her tendency to try to herd humans. I … Continue reading

A Human Challenge: Let Dogs Be Dogs

Many owners that I work with have great intentions by dressing their dogs up in cute outfits, buying toys constantly, building extravagant housing and hang out areas, and so much more. They claim that their dogs “love” all the cute outfits, are “picky” and only eat designer food brands, and “throw tantrums” if they don’t … Continue reading

11 Holiday Safety Tips for Pets

Keeping our pets healthy during the holiday season can be a challenge with all the smells, decorations, plants, and other new and fun things they want to play with.  While keeping your dog’s routine as close to normal as possible is incredibly important, there are a number of other things to keep in mind. Christmas … Continue reading

Living For Now!

Have you ever thought of a Hummingbird before?  Their average lifespan is 3-5 years.  Their heart rate can reach upwards of 1,260 beats per minute and the wings of some hummingbirds can flap upwards of 100 times per second.  Considering the human body has a hard time doing anything consciously at even one time per … Continue reading

Giardia – Public Service Announcement

Multiple clients of mine within the Oxnard and Camarillo area have recently been diagnosed with a disease called Giardia. For many dogs, puppies especially, this disease can cause severe and possibly life threatening issues if not caught early and treated appropriately. Since Giargia is so easily spread from one animal to another and there is … Continue reading

Rescuing Death Row Dogs The Right Way

Colleen Combs started a non-profit called the Green Dog Rescue Project in Windsor, California.  In her first six months she has rescued over 50 dogs and successfully re-homed approximately 25.  Most of these dogs were on death row due to aggression or other behavioral issues that made them unfit for adoption.  As a behaviorist for … Continue reading