Last week I had someone write in asking whether humanising her dogs too much could be the reason she is experiencing behaviour issues.

It got me thinking about the, “furkids,” trend and asking the question – is there really any harm in treating dogs like children? So that’s how I started writing today’s highlighted blog.

And wow, I actually had more trouble than I thought putting my thoughts into words for this one!

Here’s the article with my thoughts on treating dogs like kids – when it’s not okay and when it actually is.

If you like this topic, you might also appreciate the video I did about treating small dogs the same as larger dogs – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff72Fh8rs8A

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