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11 Things a Dog Really Needs from a Human

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Over the entire lifetime of this blog, we’ve talked about some rather silly things from a dog’s perspective. We’ve talked about how to decide if a bow tie collar or a sparkly collar is right for

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9 Awesome Fetch Toys and How to Teach Your Dog to Fetch

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A few days ago, I bundled myself up on a chilly morning and went outside to check on the hens. Now that it’s winter, the girls are staying inside their hen house a lot more often, where their nests keep

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How to Teach Your Kids to Approach Strange Dogs

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It’s been about a week since we’ve been to the dog park, and I’m predicting that we won’t be heading back for a while till things warm up. But the last time we stopped by for a few minutes, till

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9 Unique Ways to Stop Chewing for Good (Video)

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Last time we talked about chewing on this blog was when my co-blogger, Franklin, told you how to handle a dog that just wouldn’t stop destroying your shoes. It’s been a while since that post, and since

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Top 9 Mistakes New Dog Owners Make

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Well guys, I think my dog park stories may be drying up for the season. It is officially getting too cold for anyone to want to be at the park much, and even Janice and Leroy seem to prefer to stick around

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Clicker Training 101 (Video)

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Hey guys, Ash here. You all know by now that I’m a big proponent of clicker training. I can’t tell you how often I’ve recommended this type of training on the blog.(I’ve even talked about a major

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How and Why to Establish a Routine for Your Dog

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Welcome back to the blog, it’s Ash again. This morning in my home, I woke up and stumbled blearily to the back door. Janice and Leroy ran out right away, excited to stretch, take care of business, and

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7 Tips for Reading Canine Body Language

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Hey guys, its Ash once again. We’ve talked a little about body language on the blog before. Specifically, we talked about decoding the language of your dog’s tail behavior, and how dogs read your body

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7 Tips for Handling a High Prey Drive in Your Dog

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Now that the fall has fully settled in the area where we live, it’s pretty common to see a lot of squirrels running around gathering up nuts and nest material for the coming snow. My backyard is full

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13 Tips for Introducing a New Dog

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Recently, we talked about how to introduce your fur baby to your new (human) baby, and the article wasn’t something I have any experience in. I’m a dedicated dog parent and I adore my nephew, but kids

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11 Tips for Pet Sitting

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Hey guys, it’s Ash here. Quite a long time ago, our podcast host, Franklin Medina wrote an article for the blog about finding the best dog boarding kennel. We’ve talked many times since then about

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Top 3 Reasons for Aggressive Dog Behavior, and What to Do About It

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We’ve talked about aggressive canine behavior more than once on this blog (check out “He’s Not Mean, He’s Scared” and “Normal Dog Play vs. Aggression” for two recent posts). But I’m bringing

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