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How to Stop Your Dog from Barking at the Door

How to Stop Your Dog from Barking at the Door

  Most dogs go nuts at the door. The doorbell rings and the dog seemingly loses his mind! He barks, he spits, he spins and loses all control of himself. He ignores all of his commands. Barking is complicated! It...

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Help For Owners of Dogs That Bark at EVERYTHING

Help For Owners of Dogs That Bark at EVERYTHING

We have all known them. We have all met them. And, hopefully, we don’t own them. 😉 But, there are some dogs that seem to want to bark at EVERYTHING! And, I think there are 2 very distinct and different...

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Interpreting Your Dog’s Bark

Interpreting Your Dog’s Bark

Most dogs bark. Except the Basenji, believed, by many, to be the oldest dog breed in the world. But, that doesn’t mean the Basenji is a “quiet” breed; instead, the breed is known for yodeling, which is often louder than...

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How to Stop Your Dog’s Barking When it is at the Wrong Time

How to Stop Your Dog’s Barking When it is at the Wrong Time

Dog barking is such a big problem for a lot of people. The problem is that the average person actually rewards barking. Either they think they want a “guard dog”, or they think barking (albeit in the beginning) is funny...

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Raising People-Friendly Dogs

Raising People-Friendly Dogs

The MOST important attribute a dog should have is that of sociability with other people. So many people want a dog that scares people away or is protective. But, just HAVING a dog is a deterrent for most people. I...

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Why Dogs Jump Up & How to Fix it Forever

Why Dogs Jump Up & How to Fix it Forever

I get it, I get it… You probably don’t care WHY dogs jump up as much as you just want the behavior fixed. 😉 But, I can fix it for you! All it takes is a little time and consistency....

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Stop Walking Your Aggressive Dog

Stop Walking Your Aggressive Dog

It isn’t working! It is making your aggressive dog worse! You can do it and I will explain why it is so important. I have said this before…. And, I will say it again… Stop Walking Your Aggressive Dog! Not...

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Why American Dogs are More Aggressive Than European Dogs

Why American Dogs are More Aggressive Than European Dogs

I have read some very interesting articles that compare European children and American children and the comparisons are startling. Did you know that Norwegian and Danish parents often leave their infants outside, sometimes in temperatures of -4 F for up...

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The Top 5 Reasons Your Dog is Aggressive

The Top 5 Reasons Your Dog is Aggressive

The puppy in the video below is 4 weeks…YES, 4 weeks…old! This is much too serious a behavior for such a tiny puppy! Dog aggression seems to be of epic proportions lately! Sometimes I wonder if it is because I...

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How To (and How NOT TO) Teach Your Dog to Retrieve Like a Service Dog

How To (and How NOT TO) Teach Your Dog to Retrieve Like a Service Dog

Service Dog training is intricate. I taught one of my favorite Service Dogs, “Eternity”, to retrieve anything from as small as a dime to as large as pulling over a wheelchair if his partner ever fell out of it. Learn...

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