Whether your dog is a relaxed senior or a high-energy working breed, here’s some expert advice for easing your pet into your new family routine.
Author: Xavier A. Santiago
In addition to working as a producer and on-air talent — including as a judge and host on Animal Planet's Groomer Has It — Xavier Santiago is a second-generation breeder, owner and handler of Alaskan Malamutes, and a professional handler and trainer of other breeds. Growing up around animals, Xavier always had a special connection and love for dogs. Trained by some of the best, known for his love of the sport and, most important, placing the care of dogs above all else, Xavier constantly strives toward embodying the spirit of dog fancying. Working with rescue groups, community organizations and politicians, he has led a battle to improve animal welfare. He lives in London and New York City with his wife and dogs. You can visit follow Xavier on Twitter or check out his Facebook page.
The Importance of Getting to Know Your Dog’s Breeder
Many breeders have put blood, sweat and tears into their lines. They’re not selling their children, but it sure feels like it. Here are some important tips.