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Games for Kids and Dogs
Kids and dogs’ relationships need formed based out of mutual respect and understanding of boundaries. Keeping everyone safe is a top priority meaning the use of baby gates, pens, and close supervision. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun along the way! Here are my...
Managing Resource Guarding in Dogs
I love my dogs. I wouldn’t change them for the world. But there are days when I wish things would be easier with them. For a little background, I adopted Adam as a single woman who just graduated college. I knew I wanted a dog as soon as I started my “big kid” job and...
My Favorite Thing to Teach
If you’ve been a client of mine or spent much time around the business, you may know of my love of mat work. There may not be a magic button to solve every problem, but mat work comes pretty darn close. If nothing else, it always helps a situation. For those of you...
Dog Body Language Part 7: Breathing Changes
We made it to the end of the 7 part series on body language signs to be on the lookout for in everyday life with your dog. The last signal we are going to be discussing isn’t as easy to spot or overtly obvious. Have you ever paid attention to your dog’s breathing...
Dog Body Language Part 6: Whale Eye
In high school, one of my favorite classes was Human Anatomy and Physiology. I loved learning how the body was put together and how all the little parts worked to keep us alive. I know not everyone has the same geeky love of anatomy and science, but this body language...
Dog Body Language Part 5: Shake Off
One of the most iconic dog scenes found in movies is the one where the family or person gives the dog a bath. Of course, halfway through said bath, the dog shakes flinging water and usually mud, all over the bathroom walls. Dogs will shake off water to hasten the...
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