Monthly Archives: May 2013

Trying Something New

It’s been a while since I’ve gone on a roadtrip with Risa. Wintertime around here tends to limit your traveling activities for sure. Life’s been stressing us both out lately and I knew we needed to get away. It was … Continue reading

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The Importance of Knowing Why

I know some trainers working with behavioral issues feel it’s irrelevant to know the motivation of the dog. You only need to know two things: what you want the dog to do and how to train him to get there. … Continue reading

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More Than Just a Pretty Face

Every time I get a new foster dog, people seem to think I’m going to keep him. While I cannot deny that is bound to happen eventually, everyone seems to want me to keep the dog for the wrong reasons. … Continue reading

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