Tag Archives: dog breeds

Obsession with breed: As troublesome as discrimination against it

In light of the current political context surrounding both the teaching profession and pit bull welfare right now, I thought this could use a repost.  This piece was originally posted in March of 2012. Most of my professional experience has … 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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Obsession with breed: As troublesome as discrimination against it

Most of my professional experience has been in teacher training and preparation.  Without fail, most prospective teachers, particularly those younger and newer to the work, cite the following as their reasons for going into teaching:  “I just love English,” “Math … Continue reading

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