Tag Archives: Dog Training

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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Common Dog Training Question #1… Why Do Dogs Heel On The Left?

It’s a fair question: Why do we ask our dogs to heel on our left side? For that matter, why do we do so many things to the left? Why do we mount a horse from the left side? The … 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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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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