Monthly Archives: June 2015

To Recycle or not to Recycle – wood pallets

Recycled wood pallets are a huge trend.  The internet abounds (especially social media) with charming crafts and DIY projects.  Now, I know you are thinking “What does this have to do with pets?” Simple, many of the projects for reusing … Continue reading

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Can I Still Own This Type of Dog? (Working Title: Personal Honesty)

This viral video, staged, shows what happens when we get a dog that is too much for us to handle in a “humorous” light. All too often, trainers have clients who acquired dogs they honestly should not own.  Many ignore … Continue reading

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Summer Road Trips

The hot weather is surely upon us as is the summer travel season. As many know, my daughter and I compete with our dogs.  Summer and car travel can be a dangerous time for pets; however, you can make it … Continue reading

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Not Like On TV (or in movies)

As I type, there is another heroic dog movie soon to be in theaters.  I have already heard people asking how to get a dog just like that one.  I remember what happened after 101 Dalmatians – live – was … Continue reading

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Ribbons, Leashes and Owner Responsibility with Give Me Space Dogs

Not all dogs are social butterflies.  I call dogs in need of greater personal space “Give Me Space Dogs” or “GMS Dogs”.  GMS Dogs that are comfortable with their owners’ ability to keep them safe may appear fine in public.   … Continue reading

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When I Was A Kid

I have seen a host of threads on social media about how dogs seem to be having more problems now than in past decades.  I think I have come up with a few reasons why.   Let’s start when I was … Continue reading

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