Executive Director

Dr. Nicholas H. Dodman, Professor Emeritus Tufts University Launches NEW Website and NEW Canine Behavior Study SALISBURY, Connecticut, November 6, 2017 After an extraordinary 35-year career at Tufts University and the Cumming School of Veterinary Medicine as a professor, researcher and mentor to hundreds of graduates, Dr. Nicholas H. Dodman, BVMS, DVA, DACVAA, DACVB has…

Breeding Your Dog

Most grown-up female dogs will be ready to breed once every six months, and the heat cycle will last for about four weeks. However, keep in mind that it’s the best for your dog to be at least two years old before you start breeding her, it’s when her body is fully developed and ready…

How a Crate Can Be an Essential Tool to Train Your Dog?

By: John Howes Confining in a crate is not essential but is an extremely effective way to house train a dog. It needs much effort and patience. A crate not only will speed up the house training process, it will keep safe your dog whether you are at home or traveling. And it will give…

The Bishop of Castine

By: Patricia Conway How he got his name is a mystery: maybe those silky ears are the answer, bare and bald when he arrived but now fully furred, perking straight up to bishops’ mitres when he senses adventure.  Like most of Bishop’s history, we merely guess, knowing that he sailed on choppy seas just before…