Tag Archives: dog behavior

Traveling With Dogs

Travel Tips with Dogs by Kendra Thornton. I’m happy to have a guest blogger joining me this time around. Please welcome Kendra Thornton.  Kendra will be dishing some tips on traveling with dogs, to which I have a few additional … Continue reading

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Joining the ranks of the single handed. Kerri takes a trip.

I walked out of my front door and stepped directly into the path of a 70 pound, canine locomotive named “High Octane Java.” Continue reading

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Basic Obedience, why it’s important and how a solid “Sit” can save your dogs’ life!

Everyone wants a dog that will obey, but most people don’t have a clue how to get there. It’s relatively simple, BE CONSISTENT. Don’t change the rules on a daily (or in some cases, an hourly basis.) Dogs are incapable … Continue reading

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Impulse Control in Dogs

In our environment, it can get kind of crazy with all the dogs running and playing at the same time.  Since our dogs are screened to weed out aggressive types, we enjoy a lot of high stimulation play time. It … Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety, 12 Idea’s to help combat destruction and other unwanted behaviors.

If you’ve never had the misfortune of owning or loving a dog with separation anxiety, consider yourself incredibly lucky. Dogs with this condition have been known to shred carpets, chew through drywall, eat siding, snack on electrical cords and jump … Continue reading

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My Dog is My Mirror…

I have been around a lot of dogs and a lot of dog owners. I’ve also learned a lot about both dogs and owners over the years. In all honesty, it didn’t take terribly long to recognize that calm people … Continue reading

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New Video Up on our YouTube Channel AdventureDogRanch

Here’s the link to a new video posted on You Tube… Hope you enjoy it.  If you do, feel free to leave some comments… either here, on You Tube or on our Facebook page http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tUYjy62_pg

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Trimming Your Dogs Toenails… What You Need to Know to Do It Safely!

Toenail Trims…  Most dogs don’t like this task, as someone, at sometime has probably cut one too short and pinched the quick.. (the soft, nerve and blood filled core of the nail,) causing pain and a little bleeding. So I … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Boarding/Daycare Facility for your pet: Part I of III

  Planning a family vacation used to leave a dog owner with a guilty conscious. This is no longer the case. A trip to a boarding facility is no longer considered a sentence to “doggie Jail.” There are several new … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Dogs

I’m thankful everyday for the unconditional love and friendship my dogs provide me with. So I wanted to share with you a few Tips for a successful Holiday with your dog. Exercise your dog early and often.  Extra exercise will … Continue reading

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