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The 6 Reasons Correcting Your Dog For Barking Isn’t Working

The 6 Reasons Correcting Your Dog For Barking Isn’t Working

Have you ever noticed that correcting, chastising, even physically punishing your dog for barking isn’t working? Ever wondered why that is? Here is a list to help you understand from your dog’s point of view. It is his instinct Barking...

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#1 Way to Keep Your Dog From Jumping on People

#1 Way to Keep Your Dog From Jumping on People

This is the #1 way to keep your dog from jumping on people and it is pretty easy if you think about it. Yet it requires some work and some follow through.  If all it took was2 minutes of work...

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Coming When Called the Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered

Coming When Called the Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered

One of the main concerns I hear from owners is having a dog that won’t come when called. And, I think we can all admit that this could be a very deadly habit, if we aren’t careful. Sure, it is...

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#1 Trick to Protect Your Aggressive Dog

#1 Trick to Protect Your Aggressive Dog

As a dog obedience trainer, I work with a lot of mundane problems like house training and pulling on leash and other problems that are seemingly easy to fix with a little extra work and effort. Apart from that, I...

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7  Easy Steps to Help Your Dog Through Independence Day Celebrations

7 Easy Steps to Help Your Dog Through Independence Day Celebrations

Independence day is right around the corner. More pets are lost, and ultimately die after July 4th because they break out of the yard and try and flee from the sound of fireworks. It is sad each year to see...

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Save Your Dog’s Life This Summer

Save Your Dog’s Life This Summer

I got an email from a client of ours recently. Ironically I was in the middle of writing the article on the dangers of sugar free gum. The truth is there is danger in A LOT of things we have...

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5 Reasons I Hate Potty Pads, But if You Have to Teach Your Dog to go Indoors, Here’s How

5 Reasons I Hate Potty Pads, But if You Have to Teach Your Dog to go Indoors, Here’s How

It’s true, I’ve said it, I’ve written about it, and I HATE potty pads! Here’s Why You Give Up Most people go to the store and buy potty pads and think they are some kind of miracle. Place the potty...

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Barrier Frustration and Why it Matters to You and Your Dog

Barrier Frustration and Why it Matters to You and Your Dog

I have a dog with a problem. Actually, both of my dogs have this problem to a degree. As I have mentioned in the past, I have very high drive herding dogs that have been bred to be police/protection dogs....

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No Big Woof

No Big Woof

I saw this saying on one of my sweatshirts I was folding the other day, getting myself ready for summer. Funny, it just made an impact on me. No big woof Like; no big deal I mean think about it;...

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The Silent Killer in Your House

The Silent Killer in Your House

I wrote an article on this a few years back, but I think it needs to be revisited. How many of you have sugar free gum in your purse, or on your counter? I am guessing the vast majority of...

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