Tag Archives: animal behavior

Photogenic dogs and the added benefit of a good “Stay”

Teaching a good “Stay” for your dog(s) has infinite and far-reaching benefits.  Whether it’s waiting to go out the door, using good manners before accepting food or staying put incase of emergency, a dog’s ability to stay on command can … Continue reading

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Playing, Pausing and Playing Back

After reaching my dog talk saturation point at the Sense & Sensibility Seminar in Chicago last weekend, I’ve been a little lax with returning to the blog.  I’ve still got a post brewing full of highlights from Patricia McConnell and … Continue reading

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Finding “Mr. Right” . . . even though it seems so wrong

When Peaches and I meet new people out on walks or on therapy visits, I sometimes get asked, “Oh does she do any cool tricks?”  And I say, “Nope, not really.” This.  This is what she does.  How do you … Continue reading

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Photos of the Week: Cats and Dogs Living Together

Mose Kitty has developed a recent and growing infatuation with Buster Brown. Wherever Buster may lay, Mose is sure to follow.  They’ve been found smooshing faces and sharing spaces all over the house lately. Unfortunately this does not sit well … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Moment of Zen with Buster Brown

Buster is both a provider and master of simple pleasures.

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Video of the Week: Spring Fever

With springtime finally creeping its way into Michigan, I’ve found myself wandering back to what I recently learned was a vernal pool on our property to listen to the frogs and birds calling. Occasionally however, their soft, spiritual croaking and … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Airborne

Given the choice to go under or over, Buster Brown always chooses OVER.

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