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Dog Doting and Family Dynamics

Who out there hasn’t been stopped dead in their tracks when a family member, friend, or loved one can’t love and appreciate your dog to the extent you do? How can they  not see what he means to you and why? Why do they see him as a problem? Are You A Dog Doter? When […]

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What Your Method of Dog Training May Say About You

What style dog training do you do? Have you ever wondered what this might say about  your relationship with your dog? This was a question that plagued Jessica Greenebaum before she did her research. She is with the Sociology Department of the Central Connecticut University. Her research compared the two most popular methods of training […]

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Your Dog and the “Back To School Blues”

Does your dog have  the “back to school” blues? Yep, it can happen. While you may be rejoicing at the return of your children to school Fido may be in a funk! If your dog has been reveling in the constant companionship of the kids this summer, consider for a moment what he may be […]

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How Do You Introduce a Child To Your Dog?

by Guest Writer – Tina Harper, a friend and accredited trainer here in Austin. Let’s face it – most children LOVE dogs.  They have to go say “hi” to any pooch they see, especially if it looks like one that they either have at home or have interacted with in their daily lives. And, let’s […]

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How Can Autistic Kids and Dogs Work Together?

Children who have “autism spectrum disorder” often have difficulty making friends, expressing their needs verbally,understanding personal space and making eye contact. And with the entire summer looming before them, the end of the school year can mark a difficult time for the families of these children. Traditional camp environments are overwhelming for these kids and […]

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