WoofGang In Print & Press

WoofGang Handouts and Handbooks:
Bringing Up Puppy (excerpt) :: Kongs Fit for a King :: Crate Training :: Housetraining 101 :: Separation Anxiety :: Bringing Home a Shelter Dog :: Canine Diet :: The Canine Workout -- Indoors :: The Canine Workout -- Outdoors :: Training Tips

WoofGang Web-Published Articles:
The Destructive Dog :: Fun Recipes the Whole Family Can Make :: Shaping the Companion Behaviors :: Socializing Your Puppy :: Dogs and Cats :: NILIF -- A Training Buzz Word :: Using People Food as Treats :: The Dangers of Too Much Freedom :: The Mouthy Dog :: Dogs and Kids:: Preparing Fido for your New Baby :: The Tao of Training :: The Importance of Neutering :: Yard Games :: Breed-Specific Sports for your Dog :: Establishing Communication in the Human/Canine Family :: Understanding the Canine "Tap-Out" :: Calming an Anxious Dog :: Exercising during the Dog Days of Summer :: From Dolphins to Dogs -- To Click or Not To Click :: Learning to Share :: Building Trust :: Stuffing a Kong Fit for a King! :: Spring into Action! :: The Crate: (Old) Home within a (New) Home :: When Considering the Use of Punishment :: How Dogs Learn: Pt.I & Pt.II :: From a Trainer's Notebook :: Demythacizing Pup Psychology :: Canine Diet: Food for Thought :: The Bark Stops Here! :: New Year's Resolutions -- A Healthier Dog :: Home Alone (on YPC) :: Trick and Treat (on YPC) :: Loving A Shy Dog (on YPC) :: The Art of Training (on YPC) :: Inhibiting Common Behavior Problems (on YPC) :: Harnessing the Power of Pavlov (on YPC) :: Keeping the Peace -- Life in a Multi-Animal Household (on YPC) :: It's Not My Fault! -- Inadvertantly Reinforced Bad Behaviors) :: Building Relationship (on YPC) :: A Question of Dominance (on YPC) :: Making Sense of Dog Play (on YPC) :: Bringing Home a Shelter Dog (on YPC) :: Hand Targeting -- So Much More Than Just a Trick (on YPC) :: Getting Your Dog Cafe-Ready (on YPC) :: Providing Puppy Socialization in Tandem with Inoculations (on YPC) :: Understanding a Dog's Inner Puppy (on YPC) :: Games to Play with Your Dog

WoofGang in the Press:
Interview on All Business Media Radio Interview with Bonnie Brown about Shelter Behavior Programs on Dog Trainers Connection :: Pets, Pets, Pets by Joanne Anderson writes on the Buddy Program, Part 1 in The Massapequa Post, The Babylon Beacon, and The Amityville Record and the Buddy Program, Part 2 in The Massapequa Post, The Babylon Beacon, and The Amityville Record :: Channel 12 Paws for Parkinson's 2013 :: Parents.com 4 Ways to Involve Kids in Dog Training :: 6 Tips for Picking the Perfect Pet Name :: Care.com 8 Tips to Raising the Perfect Puppy ::

WoofGang Tilly-Vision
Episode 1: The Cookie Drop
Episode 2: Hand Targeting
Episode 3: Cafe-Ready Default Down
Episode 4: 3 Exercises that Could Save a Dog's Life with Dog Trainer's Connection
Episode 5: Cat Recall

Tilly's Tales: A Shelter Dog's Blog
Episode 1: Starting Life Together ::
Episode 2: The Ride Home ::
Episode 3: Our Potty Girl ::
Episode 4: Bonding with Tilly

Kidz Buzz:
Feb. 2019: Dog Sense -- What the Nose Knows
Jan. 2019: NY's Resolution -- A Healthier Dog
Dec. 2018: Let Them Eat Cake!
Nov. 2018: The Cat: The Supreme Hunter
Oct. 2018: What Is Your Dog Telling You?
Sept. 2018: It's Okay to Play with your Food

The WoofGang Wag Rag:
Spring 2011 :: Winter 2011 :: December 2010 :: November 2010 :: October 2010 :: September 2010 :: August 2010 :: July 2010 :: June 2010 :: May 2010 :: April 2010 :: March 2010 :: February 2010 :: January 2010 :: December 2009 :: November 2009 :: October 2009 :: September 2009 :: July 2009 :: June 2009 :: May 2009 :: April 2009 :: March 2009 :: February 2009 :: January 2009

The Hempstead Shelter Dog Tips:
Tip 8: Impulse Control from Jax
Tip 7: Don't Punish a Warning from Miss Gray
Tip 6: Canine Diet from Versace
Tip 5: Stop Dog Jumping from Colt
Tip 4: Walk without the Pull from Bill Blass
Tip 3: The Tap-Out from Tommy
Tip 2: The Wagging Tail from Snow
Tip 1: The Growling Dog from Acis

The Hempstead Hound:
March 2014 :: January 2014 :: December 2013 :: November 2013 :: October 2013 :: September 2013 :: August 2013 :: July 2013 :: June 2013

The Hempstead Kitty Crier:
June 2013

Pet First Aid Kit    What common household plants are poisonous to
your pet?
What should you have in your pet's first aid kit?    Poisonous Plants    Are you over-vaccinating your pet?


Here's a list of canine sports for exercise, mental stimulation, and just downright fun!: Adventure Coursing :: Agility :: NoseWork :: Biking :: Tricks Training :: Freestyle :: Treiball :: Flyball :: Disc Dog :: Skijoring :: Dock Diving :: Rally Obedience :: Weight Pulling & LugNuts


WoofGang suggests the following fun, helpful training tools for your pooch!:


WoofGang suggests the following websites for invaluable information about dogs, dog behavior, and training:

  at us if you're looking for dog-friendly establishments in the Philadelphia metro area, or if you have one to share!

Suggested Reading List

MyWoofGang.com suggests the following books for invaluable information about dogs, dog behavior, and relationship training:

Excel-erated Learning
by Pamela Reid,
an essential guide to learning theory
Canine Body Language
A Photographic Guide, Interpreting the Native Language of the Domestic Dog

by Brenda Aloff
Bones Would Rain from the Sky
Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs

by Suzanne Clothier
A Practical Guide to the Treatment of Dog-Dog Aggression

by Jean Donaldson
A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs

by Jean Donaldson
Before and After Getting your Puppy
by Ian Dunbar
Bringing Up Puppy
by Laura Garber
Feeling Outnumbered?
How to Manage and Enjoy Your Multi-Dog Household

by Karen London and Patricia McConnell
Feisty Fido
by Patricia McConnell and Karen London,
Help for the Leash-Aggressive Dog
The Other End of the Leash
Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs

by Patricia McConnell
I'll be Home Soon
How to Prevent and Treat Separation Anxiety

by Patricia McConnell
Control Unleashed
Creating a Focused and Confident Dog

by Leslie McDevitt
Horses Never Lie
The Heart of Passive Leadership

by Mark Rashid
On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals (DVD)
by Turid Rugaas
Pet First Aid
by Bobbie Mammato,
for cats and dogs

Website Credits

MyWoofGang.com is grateful to the following people for their contributions to the site:

  • Mike Santoro, Contributor and Content Advisor
  • James Keating, Marketing and Technical Consulting
  • Stefanie Ashby, Graphic Designer
  • Ray Haddad of Raymond Haddad Photography, Photography
  • Lauren Lombumier, Web Designer
  • Eve Bohlin, Creative Advisor and Artistic Contributor
  • Dan Sallitt, Editor