Visions of sugarplums and the Christmas puppy are dancing through your head. Perhaps this is a vision best revisited.
Material has never been my style; with that in mind, all I really want for Christmas is a home for Frosty.
Does the title sound like a Dr. Seuss book? I confess, the hat part I threw in just because.
Priceless! To me anyways. Bridget actually hailed from a breeder in South Carolina, donated to K9 Partners For Life, intended to live her life as a service dog. Due to illness, she was released from that program, works as my right hand dog and is worth her weight in gold.
Whoa, just wait a minute.
Winter: a distant thought on this brilliant fall day in Maryland. Indeed I cringe at the thought of icy roads.
This dog trainer got her learning on, at the APDT 2011 Catch The Wave Conference in sunny feel good San Diego. For this East Coast dog trainer, CA was the trip of a lifetime, a trip of many firsts, including a first glimpse of the Pacific Ocean.
Being Bridget. The Blond Bomber disaster-on-four-legs, accident-waiting-to happen has done it again.
Now why is my husband standing there like he is about ready to walk off? Well, this is a key human behavior I teach in my classes, to help dogs learn successful recalls.
More like pounding: Talley`s jaw dropping approach to ravishing a food dish of its`kibble contents, bits flinging in all directions. At six years old she continues to eat (and I say that lightly) every meal as if it were her last.
Of all people, I comprehend the need for speed, that feeling of freedom, the oh so liberating rush of air past one`s face.
How can aroused play and calm behaviors necessarily go together?
No further from our hedge lined drive is that which motivates Doobie, six year old American lab.
Warning: this article contains the graphic scoop on poop.
When is your dog food not doing your dog a favor? Is your dog eating the best possible diet?
Multi-dog household? You just never know what a day might bring.
Do you really want to subject your noise phobic dog to the trauma of home construction?
Training strategies and management options to outwit the wiley counter surfer lurking for that next opportunity.
What you may view as just downright rude doggy behavior could be a screaming need for impulse control to be taught. Learn from leaping labbie Talley.
Clever humans use that which motivates the dog as reinforcement.
Our seemingly ordinary front door is a magic door, a door yielding access to a wonderful world of labbie activities.