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Can Service Dogs Help People with Depression and Anxiety?

Can Service Dogs Help People with Depression and Anxiety?

A 2015 study found that 16.1 million adults in the United States had experienced at least one major episode of depression in the past year. This is one of the most common mental illnesses in the country. Anxiety is another...

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Quick Tip – Dog Is Stealing Food

Quick Tip – Dog Is Stealing Food

Quick Tip I am going to continue giving you some “Quick Tip” articles to help you with your puppy training. See my first quick tip here. Now…on to the latest quick tip… Ahhh the proverbial counter surfer at work!!! The...

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Quick Tip – Dog Takes Treats Too Hard

Quick Tip – Dog Takes Treats Too Hard

Quick Tip I am going to do some “Quick Tip” articles to help you with your puppy training. Everyone loves my life stories 😉  (Just kidding!) But some problems have a fairly quick fix without a lot of other talk....

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Make Training Fun With Dog Games

Make Training Fun With Dog Games

  For some dog owners, training their fuzzy faced friends can be time-consuming and boring. For the most part, they are tired when they get home and the last thing they want to do is to go into the backyard...

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“He Grabs People as a Greeting”: My Experience With a New Dog Training Client

“He Grabs People as a Greeting”: My Experience With a New Dog Training Client

As I entered the home of a new client their 80 pound dog grabbed my forearm HARD and deep in his mouth. They chased after him and tried to swat him off of me, but as they did so, his...

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4 Exercises That’ll Tucker Your Dog Out… And Have Him Behaving In No Time

4 Exercises That’ll Tucker Your Dog Out… And Have Him Behaving In No Time

  I have noticed lately, a gamut of people having trouble meeting the exercise needs of their dogs. This is pretty darn normal! We, as humans, are just too busy! We are pulled in by work (often taking several jobs...

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The Joys of Positive Reinforcement and Drive Training

The Joys of Positive Reinforcement and Drive Training

I recently wrote an article about a video on YouTube that has made it into my social media feed, several times. It is a video of a guy walking 5 German Shepherd Dogs off leash but on electric shock collars....

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Training Your Goldendoodle

Training Your Goldendoodle

Goldendoodles!  I mean who doesn’t love them! Did you know that the original idea behind the “doodle” (crossing a Standard Poodle with the Labrador Retriever and the Golden Retriever) was for people who were attempting to give guide dogs to...

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How To Train A Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy

How To Train A Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy

Training A Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy I love Rhodesian Ridgebacks they are such large and powerful dogs. However, they aren’t easy to own. But, there are a lot of people like me, who don’t necessarily want a dog that is easy...

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How to Deal with Your Dog’s Anxiety and Fear

How to Deal with Your Dog’s Anxiety and Fear

I, first, wanted to write an article on how to avoid a fearful or anxious dog. After all, avoiding it completely is a lot easier for you and for the mental stability of your dog. I was going to combine...

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