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Is Rotating My Dogs Food Helpful?

I used to think that rotating my dogs food was an absolute NO, NO!  As I continue to learn more, I have realized that rotating my dogs food can actually be very beneficial. One of the benefits of rotating my dogs food is that it helps to strengthen their digestive systems.  Interesting that this tidbit […]

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Ryder and Me Yoga

One of the things that I have always wanted to learn with my dog is Agility.  Now that Ryder and I are in the process of learning and becoming a team, I have to make sure that I am in as good of shape as he is. Something I have always loved, but have never […]

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Pet of the Month

Would you vote for Ryder? He is a finalist in The Clicker Company Pet of the Month contest for July but he can’t win without you! Just click the link below and give him a vote. Thank you! Vote here!        

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Teach Your Dog To Pee And Poop Outside:Housetraining Made Easy

It’s HEEEEERRRE! I am very excited to announce that I have released my second book in the Give Your Dog A Bone Series. It’s called “Teach Your Dog How To Pee And Poop Outside: Housetraining Made Easy”.  It’s all about housetraining, in case you didn’t get that by the title. In this book I give […]

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My Dog Won’t Come When Called!

Thank you to everyone who participated in my From Puppy To Pal question about what your challenges are with your dog.  It will really help me to focus on getting you the help that you deeply need. Though I had some very useful comments along with some interesting comments (always something to learn!), there was one […]

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Want To Better Understand How Your Dog Learns?

Do you want to better understand how your dog learns? Are you familiar with Pavlov or Skinner? Maybe “Pavlov’s dogs” or a “Skinner Box”? Do you know how they have influenced the dog training methods that are around today? Yes? No? Either way you will want to watch this video to understand more about them […]

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Is Your Dog Stubborn?

Does your dog do what he wants? I was emailing with a client the other day when I asked her how training was going.  She said it was going well.  Her dog is a fast learner but still a bit stubborn sometimes. After reading that I had an epiphany!  It’s not that our dogs are […]

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My First Book Is A Best Seller!

I have recently published my first book, The Secret To Getting Your Dog To Do What You Want. I am so excited to say that it is a Best Seller on Kindle! (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, just a Kindle App or the Amazon Kindle Cloud which works right on your computer). […]

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Interview With Dr. Jean Dodds About Thyroid

Mattie had low thyroid or Hypothyroidism. Finding this out and putting him on medication made a HUGE difference temperament wise and really helped him.  It is a major problem that is not talked about or recognized by veterinarians or trainers enough.  That being the case when I saw this interview I knew I had to share! Dr. […]

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You Knew Him As Mattie But To Me He Was Mattie-Matt

The dog who changed my life passed away on Saturday March 30th.  I felt him take his last breath. I noticed he was sick on Tuesday and he died on Saturday.  It was too short and yet I am eternally grateful for the extra time we got to spend together. I keep wondering if maybe […]

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