Advice from dog experts Brian Hare, Patricia McConnell, Corey Cohen and Cesar Millan.
As someone who cares passionately about the state of my industry, I think the fact that Cesar's methods are being called into question is an important wake up call for the public. We need to make some major changes to the dog training industry as a whole.
A petition is calling for the dog trainer to cancel his show.
The probe stems from a controversial "Cesar 911" segment featuring a "pig-killing" dog and a group of pigs.
Get referrals. This may sound obvious, but even if you find a trainer in a phone book, ask if you can talk to a couple of his or her previous clients. They can give you an idea of the trainer's methods, "bedside manner," reliability, and willingness to follow through.
"True life" begins when we are fully present, said Thich Nhat Hanh.