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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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Memorial Day and Your Dog!

Memorial Day and Your Dog!

As I sit here and prepare for Memorial Day this year there are several things running through my mind. First and foremost is I am grateful to the dogs that have sacrificed their lives to help keep me free. Flying...

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How I “Dog Trained” my 1.5 Year Old Daughter To Stop Eating Playdoh

How I “Dog Trained” my 1.5 Year Old Daughter To Stop Eating Playdoh

So yeah… I admit it. I “Dog Trained” my daughter. I mean I had no choice right? She hit that age this week, where she finally was able to climb up on chairs and get into stuff on the kitchen...

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Using  and Manipulating Your Dog’s Instincts to Live a Peaceful Life Together

Using and Manipulating Your Dog’s Instincts to Live a Peaceful Life Together

So many people are out there trying to train, coax or beat the instincts out of their dog. First off, dog’s aren’t people. They often, aren’t even close to people. They behave a lot like toddlers, but toddlers are human....

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Would You, Come to You?

Would You, Come to You?

I took a few years off from teaching classes. I lived in the country and it seemed silly to drive an hour each way to teach classes or even do in home dog training. Recently having moved, I decided to...

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Take Any Opportunity to Train Your Dog

Take Any Opportunity to Train Your Dog

I remember reading a post on FB from a fellow well known dog trainer who had taken her dog on a walk, and when a neighborhood dog barked and ran up and down the fence at her dog; she took...

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