Pure Canine Training

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The Ripple Effect

If you follow me on social media at all, one word you are probably sick of hearing is “advocate”. Β Have you ever stopped to wonder why I harp on this so much and what does it even mean anyway? According…

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Shhh… It’s More Than Obedience

I often tell my clients to be silent leaders. I can’t count how many times I’ve heard dog owners give a command and repeat the name over and over again and then repeat the command. It’s something like “Fido…Fido, come….

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Do NOT Feed The Beast!

  Let me start by asking a question or a few… How would you react if your dog was startled by some loud noise for example (maybe fireworks on The 4th of July or thunder on a stormy night) and…

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Oh The Dreaded Crate…

What comes to mind when you hear the word “crate”? I think I have heard everything from “My dog doesn’t like it” to “It’s cruel and inhumane.” The most popular one is “I got my dog from the shelter and…

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Great? Expectations

* Hey everyone! This is an old Facebook post that many people seemed to relate to so I decided to post it here on my blog so that everyone could benefit from reading it.*   Hey all! I have a…

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Kids and Dogs

  This is a recipe for disaster…or is it? Harmony between children and dogs has everything to do with YOU! How many boundaries are you going to set (for both the child and the dog) and are you going to…

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Telephone… Operator?

Jimmy jumps out of bed in the middle of the night, runs down the hallway and rushes into his parents arms. His heart is racing and he can barely catch his breath to speak. In an attempt to provide comfort…

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Enjoy the Journey!

Upon adopting a dog, you embark upon a journey together. Along the way, there will be struggles, failures and successes. The failures can tend to get you down and make you wonder if you made the right choice in beginning…

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Taking Offense to Jealousy

When you have a multi dog household there is no room for jealousy. If you pet one dog and another butts in and tries to get between you and the other dog that might be a form a jealousy but…

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Commitment Issues and Impulse Buys

  When we go the store and we make a purchase that doesn’t quite work out we can just return it and get our money back. Many times we get caught up in the moment when we see a cute…

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