Entries by Dr. Marika Zoll

French Bulldog Breeders Act Responsibly

French Bulldog Breeding Ethics My name is Dr. Marika Zoll. I am a doctor of psychology but have furthered my education in genetics and animal behavioral psychology and would love to share with you some of what I have learned. I have been breeding French Bulldogs now for approximately 8 years and can tell you […]

Flea Free

French Bulldog Breeders Trick To Get Rid Of Fleas Naturally! I am a breeder of French Bulldogs. I bring my dogs up out in the country amongst hot summers and cool winters and I must say with confidence that we have fleas and ticks outside in the yard. So most of you probably presume that […]

Art Of Dog Walking

French Bulldog Breeder, Dr. Marika Zoll, Reflects on Dog Walking and Dogs Sense of Smell Most people assume that the purpose of the dogs walk is to take a bathroom break or get a little exercise. But in fact the most important facets of the walk is about the stimulation of the dogs senses, his […]

What Is The Nature Of A French Bulldog?

The Nature Of French Bulldogs This article is about nature versus nurture in humans and animals: meaning- are you who you were born to be or is it the nurturing that you got through your life that turned you into who you’ve become. An example might be: were you born with a temper because you […]

What To Do If Your Dog Eats Chocolate: Animal Poison Control

Chocolate is poison for dogs.  A stimulant called THEOBROMINE which is similar to caffeine, can cause heart and nervous system injury, organ dysfunction and death in dogs.  The general rule of thumb is that the darker the chocolate, the more toxic it is for dogs. The following are the toxicity levels of the different kinds […]

Walking Your Puppy – eBook Chapter 5

Walking Your Puppy Training your puppy to walk on a leash can be a challenging task. It will be in the dog’s nature to wander off and inspect everything that crosses their path, but this instinctual behavior does not lead to a pleasant walk for you.  As the “alpha” you must help the dog strike […]

How To Train Your Puppy – eBook Chapter 4

Clicker Training Your Puppy Training your new dog with a clicker is hands down the easiest and most reliable way to teach them appropriate behavior. The reasons that this method works so well is due to its focus on positive force free reinforcement rather than punishment. The task of clicker training is very simple, as […]

How To Train Your Puppy – eBook Chapter 3

Kennel Training Your Puppy As you begin the task of potty training your pup, you will need to train him to be in a crate or kennel.  There are plenty of people who believe that a crate should be used to punish a misbehaved dog and this is simply untrue.  Kennels should be viewed as […]