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Dangerous Foods for Dogs

Dangerous Foods for Dogs – Be Alert!

Dangerous Foods for Dogs to Eat The fact that dogs love to eat is no great mystery. They especially love “people” food. Foods dangerous for...
Aggressive Dogs - Part 1

Aggressive Dogs – How to Approach an Unfamiliar Dog

Being confronted by large, unfamiliar, aggressive dogs, whether it's the neighborhood "Houdini" whom manages to pull a vanishing act on his owners from time to...
Puppy Handling

Puppy Handling & Food Bowl Exercises

Teaching Your Puppy to Like Being Handled Teaching your puppy to allow humans to touch, pet and/or groom her are extremely important lessons she needs...
Dog Clicker

Dog Clicker Training – Conditioned Reinforcers

The dog clicker is a great tool to teach your dog new behaviors. It has a very distinctive sound that dogs can easily identify with...
Train Your Dog

Train Your Dog – It Benefits Everyone!

We love our dogs. There's no doubt about it. Each year, responsible and caring dog owners, spend millions and millions of dollars to feed,...
How Dogs Learn - Part 1

How Dogs Learn – Associative and Instrumental Learning

Watching a well-trained dog listen to his owner, and do exactly as he is instructed, is often a thing of amazement and wonder.  This...
Pick a Puppy

Pick a Puppy – Advice for Choosing Your New Friend

Your Adorable New Puppy Let's face it. Puppies are downright cute. In fact, it's that cuteness factor that is probably responsible for the majority of...
Puppy Potty Training

10 Puppy Potty Training Tips – Prevent Accidents!

"How do you know when he needs to go?" is a familiar question many new dog owners ask when they bring their puppy home...
Stages of Learning

Stages of Learning – A Training Framework

In our article on "How Dogs Learn", I touched on 2 major ways in which dogs learn new things about their environment. Through learned...
Canine Distemper

Canine Distemper – Can You Spot the Warning Signs?

For many of us, the thought of Canine Distemper isn't on our minds when taking our dog to the vet for their yearly checkup....

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