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Does Your Dog Chase Your Cat?

Does Your Dog Chase Your Cat?

Does Your Dog Chase Your Cat? I was asked to write an article on dogs who chase cats, so I popped over to You Tube and watched some videos. I was actually horrified at what people allow, just see for...

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Dog Manners and Dog Obedience are Not Synonymous

Dog Manners and Dog Obedience are Not Synonymous

Dog Manners and Dog Obedience are Not Synonymous So I often get questions along the same vein. People can’t figure out why there dog is good at one thing, and yet not good at another. He is a great dog...

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Best Dog Training Tip Everyone Ignores

Best Dog Training Tip Everyone Ignores

Best Dog Training Tip Everyone Ignores It is interesting, but I suppose it is human nature to ignore certain things. I find that people often ignore things that they think will add more difficulty to their lives. But, the truth...

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The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates

The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates

The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates I have been a professional dog trainer for over 20 years and there are a few things that I unequivocally do not recommend. One is getting a puppy when you are pregnant. ...

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#1 Way to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up on People

#1 Way to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up on People

#1 Way to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up on People This is the #1 way to keep your dog from jumping on people and it is pretty easy if you think about it. Yet it requires some work and...

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Coming When Called –  The Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered

Coming When Called – The Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered

Coming When Called –  The Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered   One of the main concerns I hear from owners is having a dog that won’t come when called. And, I think we can all admit that this...

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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

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: 1) You Give Up Most...

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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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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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