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The Chair of Terror

The Chair of Terror

Say hello to the “Chair of Terror”. To me, it is not so scary.  It is sad because my husband now rarely snuggles on the sofa with me; he can now be found in his chair (often asleep), but to...

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He Eats EVERYTHING!!!

He Eats EVERYTHING!!!

I have been cursed with the “Destroyer Dog” the dog that destroys everything he can get his lips on. I have been cursed with the “Shredder Dog” the dog that shreds anything that is fluffy or cloth. And, I have...

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Summer is Officially Over;  We lost One Cell Phone, a PSP and a Couple Pairs of Shoes May They R.I.P.

Summer is Officially Over; We lost One Cell Phone, a PSP and a Couple Pairs of Shoes May They R.I.P.

  It’s true and I suppose I should be ashamed or sorry; but in some ways I am not. Summers are different at my house, especially this year; we went from not having children (throughout the school year last year)...

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Beware!  Of Dog Trainers Who Want to Board and Train Your Dog!

Beware! Of Dog Trainers Who Want to Board and Train Your Dog!

I have been involved in the dog training industry for almost 20 years.  I have seen a lot in my time and I have done things that other people would probably kill to do (like work with Cheetahs). This is...

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Claustrophobia and terror, a dog’s tail

Claustrophobia and terror, a dog’s tail

When I was 18, a requirement of marriage was the delivery of a Rottweiler.  We got a gorgeous 6 month old male Rottie to fulfill my dreams. We brought him home, he loved us, he bonded and then when we...

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How A Tennis Ball Could Cost You Hundreds if Not Thousands of Dollars….

How A Tennis Ball Could Cost You Hundreds if Not Thousands of Dollars….

One of the major roles I play in writing articles for this blog is educating my readers.  We also like to provide fun stories, tips and a peer group of people who are having the same questions or troubles. Recently...

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Understanding Conditioning in Dog Training

Understanding Conditioning in Dog Training

Conditioning affects all of us in normal life and as it relates to our dogs.  It is important to understand conditioning and how it works in order to best control it when it comes to our canine companions. First, let’s...

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Got a Crate Squawker?

Got a Crate Squawker?

Recently I have had a few questions about those of you that have crate whiners! I HATE whining!  I can almost tolerate full out barking before I can tolerate the sound of whining.  I guess it is the pitch and...

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Do You Own “No! No! Bad Dog”?

Do You Own “No! No! Bad Dog”?

I work with a lot of clients and most of them suffer from this syndrome.  Their dog does something wrong and they shout “NO” or “BAD DOG” at the top of their lungs but the dog barely acknowledges his owner’s...

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Who’s Training Whom at Your House?

Who’s Training Whom at Your House?

The other day I found myself, staring blankly around my kitchen.  I guess I am getting old, because as with numerous other times I had forgotten what I was doing! As I glanced around trying to get my bearings, my...

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