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Top 2011 Resolution: Get Fit With Fido

I planned today on reporting my success or failure in the keeping of my 2010 resolutions. However I,like many, have forgotten what those might have been.  It is hard to  believe another year has passed so quickly and  I like the way  Dave Barry expresses his wonderment of this: “Aside from velcro, time is the […]

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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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Is My Family Ready For A Dog?

What steps can a family take to have that great family dog? What things should a family consider in deciding whether or not they really want and are really ready for a family dog? Recognize that this is a very important decision for your family that will  impact you for 10-15 years. If you have young […]

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Your Dog’s Energy Level and Exercise Requirements

As a trainer, I often deal with mismatches. The huge, energetic dog with no manners and a small, demure owner is a frequent mismatch. Another is the brilliant dog who really needs a job and the owner who is a couch potato. Or the athlete who has a Chihuahua and would like to take him […]

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