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“Just a dog”

by Jamie, business relations manager • Mar 01 , 2013

Meet Chloe – adopted from K-9 Lifesavers – my beloved 4-year-old Shepherd–Hound mix (although in a previous blog post, I revealed that her DNA test had mixed results) and inspiration for joining the Petfinder team.  Picked up from the side of the road as a puppy, she is now living the good life: three walks a day, trips to the …

By Eric Gillaspy CPDT-KA   A lot of my time is spent watching dogs and their owners interact. I learn a lot when I watch and listen. Recently, I was reminded why not to give a name to unwanted behaviors. A client came in with her very loud Labrador Retriever. She proceeded to tell me that her Lab wouldn’t stop …

By Eric Gillaspy CPDT-KA   I love to teach dogs tricks. It’s fun, no pressure, and it can really improve confidence in the owner and the dog. Teaching a trick follows the same formula that you will follow to teach your dog any new behavior. One of my very favorite tricks to teach a dog is, “salute.” It is important …

Eric Gillaspy, CPDT-KA   Sometimes we humans get stuck in ruts and do things over and over, and forgetting the reason why we are doing those things. I think training our dogs can be one of those situations.  Training your dog has many benefits, which would take a long time to list.  The main reason and best benefit of training …

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