Category Archives: Causes

Freestyle Demo

I just love canine freestyle and I really would love to share the joy of dancing with dogs with others. I haven’t had much luck trying to get a class started; not many people are familiar with the sport. It’s … Continue reading

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When To Speak Up

I often talk about being an advocate for your dog when it comes to training. I advise telling people “No” if they try to pet your fearful dog. I recommend watching a training class before you sign up to be … Continue reading

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Training Agenda

January is Train Your Dog Month sponsored by APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers). Even though there is rarely a day that goes by when I don’t train with Risa, I decided to set myself a goal of training Risa … Continue reading

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Home-Made In America

This year, there seems to be a big push to buy local. To purchase as many gifts as we can made by American small businesses. I’m all for that! Our economy could use a serious boost. So why not do … Continue reading

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Blog the Change: Clear Path for Veterans

Situated on picturesque land overlooking some of the most gorgeous parts of central New York State is Eagle Ridge, home to Clear Path for Veterans and their Dogs to Vets program. Dogs to Vets exists to help veterans with post … Continue reading

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