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Crate Training Games For Your Dog

Crate Training Games For Your Dog

  I get a lot of questions about how to improve a dog or puppy’s crate training and it always takes me back to making sure the crate is fun! I also understand the importance of actually utilizing the crate...

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Teaching The Chase Technique For Dock Diving With Your Dog

Teaching The Chase Technique For Dock Diving With Your Dog

  I am getting ready to go to Ultimate Air Dog Games, a National competition for competitive dog dock diving, in about 2 weeks! Needless to say I am excited and honored to have been invited. My dog, Pharaoh or...

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How This Dalmatian Puppy Can Change Your Dog Training

How This Dalmatian Puppy Can Change Your Dog Training

For many years I have been a proponent of massaging your dog for better dog training. I believe that good dog training can help treat aggression, fear, and anxiety among several other conditions. Actually, I think it makes any dog;...

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The Next Step for Dock Diving with Your Dog

The Next Step for Dock Diving with Your Dog

Recently I wrote an article on the 8 easy steps to get your dog dock diving  and I continue to get questions both over the internet and in my personal life on how to get dogs started in this fun...

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Fixing Your Dog’s Aggression

Fixing Your Dog’s Aggression

“Fixing” your dog’s aggression is often impossible. But you can learn to control it. And, you can learn to avoid it…completely! And if you’d like to see how I’d do that, I made these videos. So the best way to...

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Why Does My Dog Growl?

Why Does My Dog Growl?

I get a lot of questions about aggression and things people misinterpret about dog aggression and aggressive dog behaviors that people make excuses for and therefore enable. One of the big ones is their dog’s growling. Growling is a means...

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Giving Your Dog A Spot For The Holidays

Giving Your Dog A Spot For The Holidays

  Thanksgiving 2016 just passed! The older I get, the more I realize how fast time passes. How many of your dogs showed some horrifying behavior in front of family and friends? Ironically, or not so ironically, I am very,...

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Over or Under? The Pet Population Infographic

Over or Under? The Pet Population Infographic

It is estimated that 70,000 puppies and kittens are born in the U.S. each day. That’s seven times the amount of humans being born daily. Sadly, only 1 out of every 10 dogs born will end up finding a permanent...

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The Day I Retired My Dog’s Swimming Suit

The Day I Retired My Dog’s Swimming Suit

  I want to start this post off to say, this isn’t about dog training or working toward specific behaviors, or avoiding certain behaviors.  This is about the day my dog almost died and I realized how important our relationship...

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The Top Ten Best Dogs for Urban Dwellers

The Top Ten Best Dogs for Urban Dwellers

There are many factors to consider when choosing a dog for the city life. Consider what your living situation can accommodate. You are most likely living in an apartment or condo, which does not leave much room for larger dogs...

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