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The Most Common Complaints – Addressed!
It’s not uncommon for pet owners to reach out to me about feeling frustrated and they usually have a laundry list of complaints about their pet that includes: Chewing Digging Counter Surfing Barking Jumping Up Mouthing/Nipping Pulling on Leash Not … Continue reading
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Rude Dog? Here’s how to change it up!
I work with A LOT of adolescent dogs (that period between 5 months old and 2 years old where your dog stops listening to you) and they often struggle with similar issues: Jumping up on guests (including mouthing/nipping, head ramming … Continue reading
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Dogs need Impulse Control Training
One of the most common issues dog owners face is dealing with a dog who has poor impulse control. What does this mean exactly? Well it means you have a dog that is always reacting and not thinking. For a … Continue reading
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Having a Merry Christmas with Dogs!
Christmas can be a very busy time of year and it’s easy to overlook keeping your pets safe in all the excitement. It is important to note though that these busy holiday times are when we are more likely to … Continue reading
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Just Knee Him In The Chest
I was out for a nice walk with my family the other day. We have this great park with an ocean view that we all like to check out. The spot was full of people and their dogs. The area … Continue reading
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What Your Dog Needs
There’s a lot of misconceptions out there about what your dog needs to be happy. I hear them all the time. It includes statements like “you need to be alpha” or “you have to show him who’s boss”. Honestly what … Continue reading
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