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A Perfect Excuse for Cute Dog Pictures

Dangerous dogs are always in the news in Louisville. Even if there haven't been any incidents lately, the saga of the so-called "dangerous dog ordinance" ensures it's never far from people's minds. But even if a dog isn't aggressive, their other, more minor misbehaviors can have catastrophic effects, often for the dog itself - research by the National Council on Pet Population Study & Policy suggests that almost half of all dogs & cats surrendered to animal shelters are given up because of problems with their behavior.The Kentucky Humane Society recently launched a to promote the behavioral training classes; they offer. Experts from the KY Humane Society will be joining us tomorrow to go over some basics of training and offer advice to listeners with specific problems and questions.So for doggy day on SoA, show us your dog! Leave a comment below with a picture of your poochie (or a link to one).Okay, okay, since you twisted our arm, we'll be the first to show off! This handsome guy is Robin's Boxer mix, Bruno.  And below that is his little brother, Oki, a beagle mix who was rescued from a box on the side of the road:

And here are Laura's three pups - Jiffy, a Jack Russell Terrier from Petfinder, and Buster & Willy, from Chihuahua Rescue, USA.


As for Julie Kredens, she's a cat person (Shhhh!).Okay, now show us yours! And don't forget to call tomorrow and ask your questions about dog training & what to do when dogs behave badly. 814-TALK, 1-877-814-TALK or soa@wfpl.org.

Laura is LPM's Director of Podcasts & Special Projects. Email Laura at lellis@lpm.org.