Tag Archives: Michigan

Dashing Through the Snow Dog Style

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from The Unexamined Dog!  Peaches, Buster Brown and Hudson had some fun dashing through the snowstorm yesterday with a little help from Ella Fitzgerald. And yes, that is Peaches humping Buster during the last … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Beat Ohio State

A little symbolism for your football Saturday.  Red Kong = Ohio State.  Rescued pit bull and rottweiler mutt line-up of Buster, Peaches and Hudson = Michigan football.  Destruction of Kong imminent.  Go Blue!

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Denard Robinson and Pit Bull Advocacy

I have never been much of  a football fan, nor have I ever really understood much about the sport.  I love athletics, sporting events, and drinking and eating too much at Superbowl parties. I have always enjoyed playing sports myself, … 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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Photos of the Day

We were back today for round two of our visits to Camp PAWS at our local humane society, and Peaches once again did her best to get in as many neck kisses, head massages, butt hugs and full body squeezes … Continue reading

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Slowing it all down

A regular thorn in the sides of many professional dog trainers and behavior consultants who truly follow a relationship-based training model is what our incessant drive towards instant gratification, and quantity over quality does to our training and handling practices, … Continue reading

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The dog days of summer have the cat down too

Continuing with our climate-oriented theme this week . . . After the warmest and most snowless winter I’ve seen since moving to Michigan 8 years ago, we are now enjoying what appears to be the driest, hottest summer yet.  Three-digit … Continue reading

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