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Cageless Country Boarding, Holistic Health Concerns, Behavorial Concerns.

Experience in the area

Crusader in the founding of Dog Runs in NYC Parks, instrumental in changing the law in NY State which allows Pet Facilitate Therapy into Acute Care Hospitals, accomplished artist and craftsperson, certified by Red Cross in pet first aid, pioneer in Children Reading To Dogs program in Ulster Co. NY, founder of Bed & Biscuit:Where Dogs Run Free,

What do you like about this subject?

It is an honor to be able to help the dogs that are in need of either nutritional or behavorial support. Most dogs that end up at kill shelters were brought there by owners who did not know how to change the situation and in frustration got rid of the problem by getting rid of the dog. Many of these problems were puppy related and eccerbated by lac

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I hope to continue learning about cutting edge canine health issues, behavorial issues, and to rescue more dogs from early deaths due to poor nutrition and poor medical practice.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Spay/Neutering can save the lives of millions of dogs each year. Most dogs are brought to kill shelters as a result of poor problem solving techniques on the part of their owners. Information is everything!

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

There is growing controversy about the drawbacks of commercial dog food and vaccinations. I would like to impart this vital information to others.

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Recent Answers from Shelley Davis


Hi Andrea,      Thank you for writing to me about your puppy Kaiser.    A dog is a creature of habit and because it learns by association, if its training is consistent it will quickly learn what you expect

2016-10-08 Liver enzymes high:

Hi Maria,    Thank you for writing to me about your sweet Chihuahua (one of my favorites breeds).  I'm sorry that your dog is having liver problems, but help is on the way!    Regarding the medication

2016-09-22 resource guarding and agression between siblings:

Hi Jayme,    Thank you for writing to me about the aggression being displayed between two dogs in your home.    My first suggestion is to pick up the food bowl and stop the open feeding.  It is not recommended

2016-08-01 Sick Shih Tzu puppy:

Hi Cynthia,    Thank you for contacting me about your sick puppy.  This could possibly be early stage Parvo, a life threatening illness that takes the lives of puppies in a very short time if not treated

2016-06-26 pit bulls:

Hi Mike,    Thank you for contacting me about your concerns regarding your neighbor getting a new dog.      I would be concerned about any breed of dog next door, without a strong 6' tall fence.  We know


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