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7 Telltale Signs Your Dog is Bored

7 Telltale Signs Your Dog is Bored

Have you ever imagined being a dog? Have you ever wanted to be? No responsibilities, no bills, no worries and just happiness! I think we can learn a lot from our dogs’ happy ways and how they love unconditionally, but...

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Dog & Kids Training Games

Dog & Kids Training Games

Getting your child involved with dog training can be a fun and engaging learning opportunity. Framing activities as games is beneficial to keeping training sessions exciting for pups and kids alike. The instructions offered in this article describe the steps...

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Why Teaching Your Puppy Self-Control is Crucial to Raising a Canine Good Citizen

Why Teaching Your Puppy Self-Control is Crucial to Raising a Canine Good Citizen

Awww puppies! Puppies are some of my favorite people! 😉 Puppies are cute, they are fuzzy, they have puppy breath and they sleep as hard as they play! There is little wrong with puppies, except most don’t come with a...

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The Top 3 Reasons Your Dog is Whining

The Top 3 Reasons Your Dog is Whining

A dog that whines is one of my pet peeves! I can handle full out barking a lot better than whining. There is just something about the pitch that sounds like fingernails down a chalk board. Thankfully, my dogs don’t...

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4 Times Your Dog Should Know How To Wait Instead of Stay

4 Times Your Dog Should Know How To Wait Instead of Stay

I like having a reliable “wait” command in puppy training. However, I think it is more important to have a reliable “stay” command. If your dog doesn’t know “stay”, he will probably struggle with “wait”. So the burning question is,...

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The Number One Reason Your Dog Is a Monster

The Number One Reason Your Dog Is a Monster

The first time I saw this video, I thought it was a set up. Then I realized that it wasn’t, and I think I was even more horrified. I mean we have all seen dogs steal food, or get in...

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If You Only Teach Your Dog ONE Command, This Should Be It

If You Only Teach Your Dog ONE Command, This Should Be It

It was a beautiful sunny day… I was out training with a client and her dog the other day, when it happened… Something that can never be undone. Something that will affect each of us that were there that day....

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7 Dog Training “Brain Games” Calming Down OVER-Excited Dogs

7 Dog Training “Brain Games” Calming Down OVER-Excited Dogs

Do you have a dog who goes BALLISTIC when he sees certain things in his life? Does he get WAAAAY too excited around other dogs, animals or new people who come over? If so then you’ll be happy to know...

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Get Ready for the Dirt…On Dogs Who Dig

Get Ready for the Dirt…On Dogs Who Dig

Are you ready for some dirt? The dirt on dogs who dig, that is. 😉 Digging is both a complicated and an easy subject! Getting to Know Your Dog Dogs dig for all kinds of reasons. Some dig for a...

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The 9 Ways You Are Stressing Your Dog Out

The 9 Ways You Are Stressing Your Dog Out

Have you ever experienced stress? Of course you have!  We have all experienced stress! The problem is that undue stress (the kind that is unpleasant and can’t be controlled) causes numerous health problems. Change is sleep habits (loss of sleep,...

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