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Before You Get Your Puppy

Before You Get Your Puppy

So you’ve decided to get a puppy. Congratulations! You’re about to embark on the best and most fun 10-16 years, give or take a few. Let’s talk about some things to prepare you for the journey, especially if you’re a first-time puppy owner. Have you decided what kind...

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‘Tis the Season for Puppies

‘Tis the Season for Puppies

It’s no coincidence puppy season falls at the beginning of the New Year. A lot of families get puppies as Christmas presents. Puppies are a lot of fun and may seem like a great gift for your significant other or kids, but there are many important things to consider...

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Confessions of a Dog Trainer

Confessions of a Dog Trainer

I’m no super hero – I put my fur-covered yoga pants on one leg at a time. Yes, I can teach a dog to do a cute trick, teach wanted behaviors and curb unwanted behaviors but I didn’t learn that overnight. I’ve spent a lot of time mastering my craft. I’ve read a lot of...

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How to Choose Your Dog Trainer

How to Choose Your Dog Trainer

Whether your dog training goals include basic obedience for your puppy or more intensive behavior modification for your adult dog, the trainer you choose is a huge and important decision. It can be hard to even admit you need help in the first place. Some people...

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July 4th Safety

July 4th Safety

For some people, the scariest day of the year is Halloween. For others, it may be their birthday (one year closer to the grave – horrifying!!). But for a lot of dogs, the scariest day of the year is July 4th (or any other holiday with fireworks, like New Year’s Eve)....

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6 Tips for a Better Walk

6 Tips for a Better Walk

I recently went to a dog-friendly farmer’s market in the Pearl Brewery district. There were so many different dogs there that it made my heart happy! Unfortunately, the other thing I saw there was a severe lack of communication from parent to pet. While the parent...

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Pet Safety and CPR

Pet Safety and CPR

Summer is upon us! With the changing season comes more time spent outdoors with your dog doing all his favorite activities like swimming, running and hiking. The outdoors are full of fun but can also be full of hazards. If something happened to your furry friend,...

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National Dog Bite Prevention Week

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

If you haven’t already read or heard, this week (the third week of May) is National Dog Bite Prevention week. This is one of my favorite topics to discuss because most dog bites are preventable, so the key to prevention is education. As a dog trainer, one of my...

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