• dog-on-counter

    November 13, 2014 - JoSitaDworschak

    NO isn’t a four letter word! Featured

    I wish more dog owners would understand that letting your dog do what it wants doesn’t make their dog happy. Dogs primarily act on impulse. They don’t think of consequences like we do. They’ll devour a box of chocolates without realizing how dangerous it is. That is our job!

    We need to be the bad guy […]

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  • IMG_2010

    February 13, 2015 - JoSitaDworschak

    The Barker

     
    The Barker
    Frida was a workaholic. This small and sweet schnauzer cross from Mexico to bark at everything dogs, people, bikes, umbrellas and even mailboxes. As a result her social life suffered. It hadn’t occurred to her that her high pitch bark was making her life more difficult. My son Luke, was offended stating, “Mom training […]

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  • dog welcome home

    January 5, 2015 - JoSitaDworschak

    9 Reasons being dog friendly is profitable

    by Jo Sita Dworschak
    Truth is landlords and property managers are now realizing that offering dog friendly rentals actually brings in more money.

    In Canada $6.5 billion was spent on pets in 2012 and the numbers are rising. Now many professionals have dogs and spend big bucks on dog walkers and even dog day cares (at a […]

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  • recall02

    November 10, 2014 - JoSitaDworschak

    Recall, the art of your dog coming when called

    Recall is the most difficult yet important command. Good recall allows dogs the freedom to play explore, keeping them bonded to you with your words, which act as an invisible leash. Without recall, dogs wander into traffic, confront unfriendly creatures and get lost. Dogs don’t see our modern day dangers. It is our job to keep them […]

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  • Momma Jo & Shepard

    - JoSitaDworschak

    Dealing with Aggressive Dogs

    WARNING: Aggressive Dog!
    Often dogs become cranky when they aren’t feeling well, much like humans. Shepard was fine with other dogs, until about a year after I adopted him. Then he began jumping dogs that were greeting him at the park. The issue intensified to the point where he pinned another dog to the ground for no […]

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  • October 21, 2010 - JoSitaDworschak

    Welcome to our new website!

    Welcome to the brand new version of www.mommajos.ca! We hope that our new website provides you with everything you need to know about Momma Jo’s services and policies. Please feel free to leave us a comment, or if you have any suggestions, we are happy to hear from you.
    Best, Jo Dworschak, Owner […]

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