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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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Therapy Dogs: Not Born, Not Made, but Shaped

As an inherently romantic society, we Americans love talking about how we were “born to” do something.  “I was born to run.”  “She was born a gifted writer.”  “He was born to do this kind of work.”  . . . … Continue reading

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A Peachy Attitude

I tend to be antisocial by nature. Ironically, my four dogs actually force me to interact with people more than I would otherwise.  (Training classes, socialization outings, vet appointments, dog walks, pet store visits, and so on)  So this past … Continue reading

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