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Heeling with a Deaf and Blind Dog

Heeling with a Deaf and Blind Dog

How to Use Touch Cues and the Comfort Trainer Head Halter to Train a Blind and Deaf Dog to Heel While the heel behavior is usually taught through the use of visual and verbal ...

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Taking Your Dog to Work: Good or Bad?

Taking Your Dog to Work: Good or Bad?

The most important thing when you’re considering bringing your dog to work is to first find out if your employer has a policy about this subject. I would also suggest making sure ...

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Paranoid Dog? My Dog Still Doesn’t Trust Me After 10 Years

Paranoid Dog? My Dog Still Doesn’t Trust Me After 10 Years

My Dog Thinks the World Conspires Against Her My dog is a small female shih tzu and she’s ten years old. She’s cute, funny, smart, and pretty much a conspiracy theorist. Most ...

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Dog Growling: Serious or Just Play?

Dog Growling: Serious or Just Play?

As anyone having heard a growling dog will tell you, there is a clear message being conveyed. Growling is one of the pivotal conversational methods dogs employ to warn others away ...

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Avoiding and Surviving a Dog Attack

Avoiding and Surviving a Dog Attack

On a rainy day, I came home from school to the house I was renting with five other girls. Slightly wet and dressed in black, I opened the door. Suddenly, my roommates’ dog came ...

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What Causes Dogs to Behave Badly?

What Causes Dogs to Behave Badly?

It’s a fact that most dogs have bad behavior. Expecting a dog to behave well is like expecting a child to behave well, it’s just not realistic. Dogs in many ways are exactly like ...

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Dog Treadmills: Disadvantages and Advantages

Dog Treadmills: Disadvantages and Advantages

There is a contemporary trend among thoughtful pet owners to buy treadmills for exercising requirements. Surely occasional walks do not satisfy your dogs workout needs. The ...

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Owning a Small Dog: Common Myths and Misconceptions

Owning a Small Dog: Common Myths and Misconceptions

One of the major factors that people consider when they buy a dog is their size. Smaller dogs tend to be preferred for several reasons – they are more acceptable for apartment ...

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Should You Reward Your Dog for Misbehaving?

Should You Reward Your Dog for Misbehaving?

My Australian Cattle Dog, Tuggy, likes to lounge around. His preferred position is on his tummy, legs tucked beneath him, his head resting slightly on some sort of pillow. ...

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How to Choose the Best Doghouse for Your Pet

How to Choose the Best Doghouse for Your Pet

Is it time to purchase, or build, a doghouse for Fido or Fifi? Don’t just run out and grab the first doghouse that catches your eye. A trip to the lumber store may be in order, ...

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