CONDITIONED TO FEAR DOGS Hiking with my dogs on a beautiful lakeside trail a young family approaches from around a bend. The mother carries her baby in her back pack. A young boy, probably eight, is by her side. Holding her fathers hand is a little girl, maybe four years old. My three friendly dogs trail behind me sniffing tall grasses and vibrant yellow mustard flowers off the beaten trail. I smile as we get closer and the little boy gestures towards my dogs, offering ...read the full article.