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October 17, 2018

What if you woke up in a new place and you didn’t understand the rules or the language.  What if you needed to go to the bathroom and didn’t know how or who to ask? When a dog goes home for the first time, or to the vet for the first time, or out to the park or store,...

November 7, 2017

The leaves are falling, the weather is cooler, the days are shorter and the dogs are feeling frisky. Right now life’s pretty good.

Over the next few weeks, life may not be so good. Schedules will change, weather will get colder, and people (perhaps strange people) may b...

September 25, 2017

Getting a new puppy is exciting. There’s so much to do and see and learn…together. Now is a great time to think about what looks right for you and your puppy. While your furry companion needs to learn skills for navigating a human world, as his human you need to think...

September 15, 2017

Recently we had a less than spectacular human-dog greeting at my house. I was embarrassed. But I was also puzzled. Generally well-mannered dog ignores known cues – it happens. But why does it happen?

Over the next few days I observed my dogs in a variety of situations....

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