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Giving Commands Appropriately

For the past four weeks I have been suffering from inflamed vocal cords which means my ability to talk has diminished quite a bit. When I do speak, I must do it softer and with less volume. This has truly been an eye opener for me as I have found much frustration trying to communicate […]

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Teaching Commands

Everyone wants a dog that will respond to commands. However, by focusing too much on command-based training, we don’t teach the most important foundational skills of self-control and problem solving. Without those skills, we don’t teach him to think for himself. When the foundation has been laid, we can begin to add commands. Commands are […]

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Dogs and Water Safety

Warm weather means water time for many pooches, and some love to swim in their family’s personal pool or in local lakes or ponds. This can be a fun time for everyone, especially the dog, however, there should be a set of rules to water play. Before allowing your dog to swim in your pool, ensure […]