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The WWF Game – For Stopping Excitement Barking

The WWF Game – For Stopping Excitement Barking

If you have a dog that barks his head off when he feels like he’s being left OUT of something exciting… Whether that’s because he can’t contain his excitement to greet a new person… He’s barking inside the house to...

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Frigid Weather Dangers For Dogs

Frigid Weather Dangers For Dogs

Frigid Weather Dangers For Dogs   Recently, new laws have been adopted that make it illegal to leave your pet outside in cold weather for over 30 minutes. And, oddly (in my opinion), many people are up in arms about...

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Why Does My Dog Growl?

Why Does My Dog Growl?

Why Does My Dog Growl?   I get a lot of questions about aggression and things people misinterpret about dog aggression and aggressive dog behaviors that people make excuses for and therefore enable. One of the big ones is their...

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The Top 3 Reasons I Refuse to Utilize a Dog Park

The Top 3 Reasons I Refuse to Utilize a Dog Park

  I’ll admit it. I will confess! I used to LOVE the dog park. 15 or so years ago it was a great place to go. At the time, I lived in Colorado and I spent hours walking my dogs...

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Get Your Dog Dock Diving in 8 Easy Steps

Get Your Dog Dock Diving in 8 Easy Steps

I am a doggy dock diving addict. I have spent years following Ultimate Air Dogs around the country helping to put on shows. And, it just so happens that I am now a UAD judge for our local club. It...

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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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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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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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