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Collars vs. Harnesses For Walking Your Dog

Collars vs. Harnesses For Walking Your Dog

I have been a dog trainer for over 25 years. I have a lot of experience. I am also a vet tech. I have a love-hate relationship with harnesses. I am not even going to pull punches with this article....

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3 Simple Tips For Teaching Your Dog NOT To Pull On The Leash

3 Simple Tips For Teaching Your Dog NOT To Pull On The Leash

So many dogs these days do not have any leash manners. They pull while on the leash, choking themselves, making the walk miserable! But, there are a few simple tips you can use to teach your dog to NOT pull...

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Actually, You Have Taught Your Dog To NEVER Come When Called!

Actually, You Have Taught Your Dog To NEVER Come When Called!

It is amazing how many people teach their puppies and dogs the exact opposite of what they think they are working toward! We think in human terms. We don’t take time to consider how dogs learn, and how terribly inconsistent...

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The 6 Reasons You Are Ruining Your Dog’s “Stay” Command

The 6 Reasons You Are Ruining Your Dog’s “Stay” Command

The “Stay” command is often the “bane” of dog owners’ obedience training. And, even those who get a decent “stay,” often end up losing it completely. It is pretty easy to understand if you read these points… The 6 Reasons...

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How To Deal With Dog Aggression Within Your Pack

How To Deal With Dog Aggression Within Your Pack

Interestingly, my dogs fought two days ago. So, it is with great authority that I write this article. I mean, I suppose I should be ashamed, or I should keep that information to myself so people don’t ever realize that...

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7 Tips to Stop Your Dog’s Barking

7 Tips to Stop Your Dog’s Barking

Barking is pretty irritating! Few people, if any, enjoy listening to their dog’s incessant barking. Thankfully, we have some helpful tips to stop your dog’s barking. Here are Seven Tips to Stop Your Dog’s Barking: 7. Be Consistent Barking can’t be...

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Subtle Signs of Dog Anxiety and How to Ease Stress

Subtle Signs of Dog Anxiety and How to Ease Stress

It’s frustrating, you’re walking your dog, and he stops, looking at everything but you. He won’t move, no matter what you do. Or, perhaps, you invite a large group of friends over to meet your puppy, but he squirms and...

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The Number One Tip That is Making Your Puppy Potty Training Fail

The Number One Tip That is Making Your Puppy Potty Training Fail

Okay, okay, as I write this, I am mentally preparing myself for the backlash. There is one potty training tip that drives me crazy and ruins puppies’ success. Now, if you know me, you know I hate potty pads; but...

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How Veterinarians Stop Their Puppies and Dogs From Having Accidents in the House

How Veterinarians Stop Their Puppies and Dogs From Having Accidents in the House

Sometimes I look back on the earlier years of my life, and I wish I had gone to vet school. But, as luck would have it, you can’t get time back. And, I am lucky enough to be a veterinary...

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6 Essential Tips to Avoid Dog Separation Anxiety

6 Essential Tips to Avoid Dog Separation Anxiety

Although I think most people diagnose any anxious dog or naughty dog as having “Separation Anxiety,” I have seen some unfortunate cases. True Separation Anxiety in Dogs Separation anxiety is not just soiling the house, barking, and shredding your things....

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