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Are There Any Reasons for Not Walking Your Dog? (Video)

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You’ve probably heard over and over that you have to walk your dog every day, and twice a day is best. I’m going to tell you right at the outset that I don’t do that for Janice and Leroy – not

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11 Things That Dogs Would Rather You Didn’t Do

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I don’t think that anyone who reads my posts regularly would suggest that dogs are not our best friends. But sometimes, I think we “push” the friendship a bit, expecting more of our dogs than they

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Meet the Dog of a Thousand Words, and Learn How to Use Words to Teach Your Dog to Do Amazing Things!

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I’m not trying to brag here, but I have an incredible vocabulary. So much so that when I’m playing Word Battle on Facebook, I’m often accused of using a “cheat app.” For the record, I don’t

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Get with the Program and Correct Your Dog’s Bad Habits! (Video)

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I don’t know about you, but I’ve always had to deal with bad habits in my dogs. Some of my dogs’ bad habits have included counter surfing, barking, chewing, biting, pulling on the leash, and more. Is

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15 Strategies for Avoiding Dog Park Fights (Video)

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Anywhere that dogs and/or people come into close contact with one another, there’s the potential for conflict. The dog park is no exception. Fights at a dog park are usually dog-on-dog, but if humans

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3 of the Best Dog Training DVDs and Videos (Video)

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I gotta tell you, I’m “old school.” I only discovered Netflix a couple of years ago, since I was resisting streaming, telling myself that I’d much rather have DVDs. Not BluRay; DVDs were just fine,

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3 Ways to Train Stubborn Dogs (Video)

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Do you have a stubborn dog? Before you read any further, ask yourself that question, and answer it honestly. Sometimes, dogs aren’t really stubborn, they’re just under the control of people who don’t

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Rehabilitating Puppy Farm Dogs (Video)

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If you’re not familiar with what constitutes a puppy mill, or puppy farm, check out my post, 5 Reasons Why Puppy Mills Must Be Stopped. It’s not easy reading – you’ll learn a lot about what is

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Help, My Dog Is Chewing My Feet!

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If your dog is chewing his own feet, assuming that he’s not doing it compulsively (i.e. to the point of bringing blood), that’s probably not something that you have to worry about. Dogs frequently

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How to Relax a Nervous Dog

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I’m always telling you about my adventures at the dog park. Regular readers will remember being introduced to Joanne, and her purse dog, Pierre, in 23 Crazy or Just Plain Stupid Things Some People Think

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16 Least Trainable Dog Breeds

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I have to admit that I have a problem when people claim that some dogs are untrainable. Most of the time, my reaction to statements like that is usually, “Your dog is not un-trainable; you are lazy.”

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