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22 December.2017

Choosing the Right Dog Food For Your Dog

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Finally there is a resource to help dog owners choose the right dog food for their situation and their dog! I am of the opinion that dry dog food (kibble) is the bottom rung on the ladder. Dogs bodies are not designed to eat kibble — they’re designed to eat raw meat.  Your dog doesn’t… Continue reading Choosing the Right Dog Food For Your Dog

18 November.2016

Why Walking Your Dog Doesn’t Count as Exercise

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Why Walking Your Dog Doesn’t Count as Exercise — No Matter How Much You Walk! One of the first questions I ask prospective clients is, “How much exercise does your dog get and in what form?” I start with this because dogs that don’t get enough physical and mental stimulation often have behavioral issues.Without daily… Continue reading Why Walking Your Dog Doesn’t Count as Exercise

16 April.2014

Dog Behavior Simplified

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Why do dogs behave the way they do? There are as many factors motivating dog behavior as there are dogs and situations. To complicate matters, every behavior your dog exhibits is motivated by many factors rather than just one. Understanding these motivations can be greatly simplified by grouping them into two categories — the “behavioral”… Continue reading Dog Behavior Simplified

24 March.2011

Treating the Problem — Not the Symptom

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Many dog trainers disagree with me on this, but not all dog behaviors should be addressed through training. Just like people, dogs have basic needs for food, water, shelter, physical, mental, and emotional stimulation. These basic needs must be satisfied before you can work effectively to change your dog’s behavior. If you were so hungry… Continue reading Treating the Problem — Not the Symptom

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