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My Dog Keeps Getting Out of the Yard!

My Dog Keeps Getting Out of the Yard!

Quick Tip – My Dog Keeps Getting Out of the Yard! Having a dog that gets out of the yard can be dangerous. Actually, having a dog that gets out of the yard can be deadly! One of my friends...

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My Best Advice For New Dog Owners

My Best Advice For New Dog Owners

I love being a dog trainer, I really do. I also love being a veterinary technician. I guess I really enjoy working with animals in all kinds of facets. But being a writer allows me to get my mental juices...

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Help!  My Dog Won’t Let People In The House!

Help! My Dog Won’t Let People In The House!

Ironically, I have gotten this question a lot lately.  And, whenever I get the same question I realize it is probably time to write an article to help people! The first client was at her wits end because not only...

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What To Do if Your Housetrained Puppy Goes Potty in the House

What To Do if Your Housetrained Puppy Goes Potty in the House

Quick Tip – What To Do if Your Housetrained Puppy Goes Potty in the House Housetraining a puppy is difficult! It is probably one of the biggest problems that dog owners suffer from. And, it is probably the #1 reason...

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Should You Use Potty Pads with Your Dog?

Should You Use Potty Pads with Your Dog?

Quick Tip – Should You Use Potty Pads with Your Dog? Ahhhh the age old question… Anyone who really knows me and knows my writing, knows my answer to this little question! NO, no, no, no, don’t do it, and...

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Dogs and Indoor Car Safety

Dogs and Indoor Car Safety

Quick Tip – Dogs and Indoor Car Safety First off, let me start out by saying this is an article to keep your dog safe inside the car. It is nearly impossible to expect to teach a dog to respect...

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Teaching Your Dog to Like Children

Teaching Your Dog to Like Children

Quick Tip – Teaching Your Dog to Like Children This is one of those common questions that sometimes sends chills up my spine. Everyone wants a dog that loves kids; but unfortunately, not all dogs do love nor will even...

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Keeping Your Dog Off Your Furniture

Keeping Your Dog Off Your Furniture

Quick Tip: Keeping Your Dog Off Your Furniture As I sit here readying to write this article I glance to my right and see my sweet Dutch Shepherd curled up next to me on the sofa and I can’t imagine...

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Making the Most of your Dog’s Final Days

Making the Most of your Dog’s Final Days

  Accepting your dog is in the autumn of its life is hard, but there are plenty of ways to make your best friend’s final days easier. When we bring a new puppy home we are filled with joy and...

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Is Playing “Tug O’ War” With My Dog Okay?

Is Playing “Tug O’ War” With My Dog Okay?

Who hasn’t heard the age old advice that playing “tug o’ war” with your dog will make him aggressive? I remember believing this over 20 years ago when I got into dog training. And, I’m ashamed that I, too, fell...

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