She loves her dog and was looking for outlets for his energy. She is a fantastic owner — the kind every dog trainer wants to meet. So she emailed me to find out what she had done wrong. She had a lovely dog, with no behavioral problems.
For privacy, I will refer to the characters in this story as Buddy and Matthew. Naturally, the following comments entailed remarks such as: I was irritated, disappointed, annoyed, sad, frustrated. So many emotions ran through my head. Because what would I say?
How would I not come across as a total B!? As mentioned above, I will not go into details about the family nor the dog. Many of you are probably wondering — was he a pit bull? And no, he was not.
Looking back, I believe this situation could have been prevented. But I believe that it is a parents responsibility to teach their kids to respect animals and not to taunt or tease them.
We politely asked them not to do that and they stopped for a moment and then when the next opportunity came along, they were right back at it. Lola was literally clawing at my leg for me to pick her up. I then just held Lola in my lap and we soon removed ourselves from the situation.
It certainly left a lasting impression on her. Sophia Yin These posters from Sophia Yin are a great illustration of how dogs and children should interact. You can even print a large poster-size version from her site.
Sophia Yin There are plenty of resources out there — use them, share them. Even if an adult notices the signs, a child may not. Even if your dog and child have been raised together, it only takes once. Even though your dog may tolerate it, every dog has a breaking point.Create a “My Favorite Toys” Book.
Lists are a great early writing activity and can include both pictures and writing. Dog Dictionary. Types of Books.
Meet a variety of reading needs, including whole class, small group, and one-on-one instruction with Reading A-Z's vast collection of books. Dogs love sniffing games.
Making a snuffle mat is a quick and easy way to keep your dog entertained for cheap. These free homophone worksheets can be used for classwork, homework, or as an assessment. Answers are included. Students often confuse these words, so the more practice the better!
Please note: The cover of this packet says there are two worksheets. 1 craft and writing activity This reader is a simple retelling of the book "Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes" by Eric Litwin Suggested Focus Concepts.
1. Introduces the letters "Cc and "Kk" within story context 2. Coloring the pictures according to text (identifying color . The Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA) is a comprehension strategy that guides students in asking questions about a text, making predictions, and then reading to confirm or refute their predictions.
The DRTA process encourages students to be active and thoughtful readers, enhancing their comprehension.