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How To Train A Dog That Isn’t Motivated By Treats

How To Train A Dog That Isn’t Motivated By Treats

I get asked this question ALL the time! Between that and the people who simply don’t want to use treats, because they think treats are bribery….. Ironically, if you use treats correctly, they are far from bribery! Food is also...

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5 Tips to Make Sure Your Dog Is Healthy and Happy

5 Tips to Make Sure Your Dog Is Healthy and Happy

  Having a dog can be one of the most fulfilling things you do in life, but taking care of a dog is a huge commitment. Your furry friend requires not only love and affection, but also care, nourishment, regular...

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Subtle Signs of Dog Aggression: More on Dog Body Language

Subtle Signs of Dog Aggression: More on Dog Body Language

The more I hang out on the Internet, the more horrified I am. Just Google “Dog bites baby” and you will find horrifying videos of diverse breeds of dogs being videotaped, biting children. And, although it is horrifying, in some...

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Not All Dogs Growl or Blatantly Warn Prior to a Serious Bite: A Lesson in Dog Behavior

Not All Dogs Growl or Blatantly Warn Prior to a Serious Bite: A Lesson in Dog Behavior

  I have to deal with the worst parts of canine and human behavior. I see the really devastating and bad situations. I KNOW With Certainty That Not All Dogs Growl or Give Blatant Warnings Prior to a Serious Bite....

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Is My Dog Aggressive or is He Just Afraid?

Is My Dog Aggressive or is He Just Afraid?

I am asked this question fairly often. Most people opt to thinking that their dog is afraid. It is a lot easier for most people to think that their dog is afraid, or fearful, than to curse him with the...

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The Dangers of Dogs and Children

The Dangers of Dogs and Children

There is almost nothing better than the relationship between a dog and a child. However, MOST Adults Don’t Realize How Dangerous Dogs Can Be in Certain Situations! I think we have a romanticized ideal about how dogs and children should...

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Stop Your Dog’s Door Darting

Stop Your Dog’s Door Darting

Door Darting is an Extremely Dangerous Dog Behavior! If your dog busts through the wrong door and runs, he might be killed by a passing vehicle. It doesn’t matter whether it is the front door, back door, or car door;...

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Introducing Your New Puppy to Your Cat

Introducing Your New Puppy to Your Cat

I am a cat person! There, I said it! Actually, and ironically, I am more of a cat person than I am a dog person 😉 But, I haven’t been able to figure out how to make a living training...

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How Do I Get My Dog to Stop Jumping Up?

How Do I Get My Dog to Stop Jumping Up?

Jumping Up is an Issue For Many Dogs and Dog Owners! The problem is that dogs aren’t born understanding what irritates us humans! Dogs interact with each other by jumping up, flying around, and playing. When they are excited, they...

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5 Quick Tips to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up

5 Quick Tips to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up

Jumping up is one of “those” problems…“those” problems that wind up with a dog in a shelter sitting on death row. I, honestly, don’t understand it. I have NEVER owned a dog that couldn’t learn to stay “off” people when...

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