Julia Levitt, aka Miss Harmony, has informed us that she has some dog training classes scheduled to begin in April. All classes meet once per week for 4 weeks. Read more
My name is David Caddell and I am the Hospital Director at the Ann Arbor Animal Hospital. Julia has been our training instructor and also serves as a behaviorist that our veterinarians refer patients too. We see pets on an almost weekly basis who have ingested some type of foreign body requiring life saving surgery. Julia believes training can actually serve as preventative medicine. Read more
Did you know your holiday décor could pose threats to your pet’s health and well-being? Here are some things to be aware of when making your home festive.
* Dangly, sparkly objects can tempt pets, and may be …
Julia Levitt is the founder of In Harmony Dog Training (www.inharmonydogtraining.com) in Ann Arbor. Julia provides individual training for dogs and their owners, and also conducts dog training classes at Ann Arbor Animal Hospital. She also serves as a behaviorist that our veterinarians refer difficult behavior cases to. Read more
Strolling down the street for your morning walk with your trusty canine friend — suddenly your dog spots another dog. You feel your arm being yanked and your pace is rapidly picking up.
Before you know it, your dog is …
Pet peeves — we have them for encounters with humans but what do the professionals say who work with dogs on a daily basis?
1. Pets left alone and tied-up in the yard all day
If there’s one thing Peaceable …
When you are considering adopting or purchasing a dog it is very important to match your energy level and life style with the breed you choose. Both you and the dog will be happier for it! To be a responsible pet owner, don’t be afraid to ask yourself some hard questions… Read more
Our own “Miss Harmony for Dogs,” Julia Levitt, recently wrote an article for AnnArbor.com about the dangers of counter-surfing. While it sometimes can be kind of funny, it can also have tragic results.
Miss Harmony sees a lot of equipment used on dogs to instill good behavior, but no matter what collar or leash she sees used, the results are the same: dogs that are out of control. Leashes and collars are tools, not substitutes for proper training. Read more
There are more than 93 million owned cats in the United States, with a third of all American households having at least one feline. Inappropriate elimination (going potty where they shouldn’t) is the #1 behavioral problem in cats, but it can be prevented. Read more