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Why training with rewards works best September 2018

Preparing your dog for time alone August 2018

Teaching young dogs how to greet calmly  July 2018

Keeping your dog cool in the hot weather June 2018

Preparing for the new puppy! May 2018

Vehicle safety and your dog  April 2018

Keeping dogs safe in the wild   March 2018

Teething pups need toys and direction. February 2018

The dog’s sense of smell is a valuable tool.  January 2018

The holidays can be dangerous to dogs. December 2017

Much to consider in selecting a dog November 2017

Keeping sport dogs injury free  October 2017

Playing tug September 2017

Dogs are friends with Emotional Benefits  August 2017

Dogs can be taught impulse control July 2017

Recognizing Stress in Dogs June 2017

Making the Best Use of Your Training Time  May 2017

Lost pets can be found and most are.  April 2017

Dog’s Play Bow is an Invitation March 2017

The Importance of Play February 2017

Dogs and Humans Great Communicators January 2017

Doggone Clever
 December 2016

Helping the Fearful Dog  November 2016

Cats get lost for preventable reasons Octobet 2016

Training dogs to stay alone quietly. September 2016

Loose leash Walking.  August 2016

Strengthening the recall.  July 2016

Summer requires extra vigilance for pet owners  June 2016

Studies on Dog Bites May 2016

Dogs’ relationship to humans goes back even further than thought April 2016

A Dog’s Nose is a Wonder of the World  March 2016

Warmer Weather Brings out Potential for Danger in the Woods February 2016

Snuffle Mats Are Fun for Dog’s and Cats  January 2016

Know What Christmas Treats Are Lethal for Dogs December 2015

The 3-D’s of Dog Training November 2015

Guard Your Dog on Halloween  October 2015

Teaching Fido to Greet Politely Sept 2015

Better Puppy Proof the House before the Puppy Arrives August 2015

Watch for Symptoms of Doggies Overheating  July 2015

Learning Dog Language  June 2015

Treats Not Terror Train the Dog Better May 2015

Dogs Have Feelings Too  April 2015

Seven to Twelve Weeks Crucial in Dog Development February 2015

Tracking Could be Great for your Dog  January 2015

Try Something New With Your Dog  December 2014

Rewards Result in Better Training  November 2014

Keeping Pets Safe at Halloween  October 2014

House-training Puppies  Sept 2014

Home Alone Aug 2014

On Leash Reactivity  July 2014

Stress in Dogs Can Lead to Expensive and Serious Health Issues  June 2014

Speak! Reading a Dog’s Body Language May 2014