Monthly Archives: July 2012

Photo of the Day

It’s pizza night.  Sshh. Don’t tell him we’re here. Advertisements

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Photo of the Day

Very few people know that Buster was actually tested and certified as a therapy dog before Peaches, and six months younger in age.  But the reason that Peaches has been working steadily as a therapy dog for the last year … Continue reading

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Pondering bumper stickers and Defining disciplinary expertise: A follow-up to my dog training non-controversy post

For many years, I never wanted to be one of those people with bumper stickers on my car.  (Although I do confess to having sported a few LA Kings stickers during my ultra-fanatical hockey phase in high school.)  Because I … Continue reading

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Patricia McConnell eBooks: Concise, user-friendly guides to some of the most common behavioral questions and problems now available as eBooks

If you’ve ever read The Other End of the Leash, then you probably love Patricia McConnell every bit as much as I do.  And today I was thrilled to see that her fabulous behavioral series co-authored with Karen London is … Continue reading

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Video of the Day: Apple-pickin’ terrier

In the summer and fall, we often see certain behaviors in Buster Brown that confuse and baffle even seasoned dog owners such as ourselves.  So, we decided to go back and look for some possible answers in his Wisdom Panel … Continue reading

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10 Things I Love About My Dog Trainer

She believes that good dog ownership (and good dog training practice) begins with a genuine willingness to listen and to learn She likes to have fun with her dogs, not dominate them or use them to prop up her own … Continue reading

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Photo of the day

Happy Muscle-Butt Monday!

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