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Information on Dogs and Training

Why Manners Matter

For most dog owners, the thought of having to carry food or toys everywhere is a turn off. Who wants smelly dog treats of soggy toys in their pockets all day? Yuck! Well, with a bit of effort it doesn’t have to be that way. All dogs have things they LOVE to do....

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How Do I Stop My dog….???

Most people think of dog training as teaching the dog NOT to do something. However, counter-intuitively, this is not the best approach to take. Sure, we can punish our dog for doing things we don’t like but that only teaches him to not to do that specific thing – it...

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Is a Tired Dog Really a Good Dog?

Today I’m tired.  I had a busy weekend at a show, lots of things going on; mostly good and fun, some a bit nerve wracking. A bit of traveling, didn’t sleep so well and new places are always a bit unsettling just because they are.  So my batteries are flat and I feel...

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