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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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One Dog at a Time

The other evening I was chatting with my sister-in-law about her kids and she was telling me about this incredible trip that her and just her older daughter (age 5) took to Paris together. And then she said the following: … Continue reading

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Dog-Oriented Deja Vu

You know those moments when you say something (or fail to say something) and then a few minutes later you find yourself wishing you’d said something else instead, and kicking yourself for missing the opportunity?  I have them all the … 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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Shock Talk: Patricia McConnell weighs in on the shock and awe campaign of dog collar manufacturers

Patricia McConnell, PhD in Zoology and adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison; Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist; and internationally renowned trainer, speaker and author stemming from her 25+ years working in the dog behavior community, speaks frankly about how … Continue reading

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