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Funny, New Dog Video

I try to keep an eye out for new, funny, and worthy dog videos. This one features some very talented Border Terriers and their very talented trainer.

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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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Top Five Reasons You Can’t Train Your Dog

It is not always the case, but often our dog’s failures are really our own misunderstanding of how they learn. Look closely at what you are doing. Generally, it is not that our dog’s aren’t learning. They are just not learning what we intended to teach them. The five top reasons are: 1. You don’t […]

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Training – Sometimes Easy and Sometimes Not

Why is this Dog Smiling? Dogs enjoy training , if done right, and so should we. In fact, if we are able to develop, direct, and funnel a passion for learning then the chances are excellent that you will have a mutually rewarding relationship with your dog pal.  There was a time before anyone even […]

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Affectionate Puppies and the Not So Affectionate

Some dogs, like people, are more affectionate than others and some breeds are notorious for expressing their affection more openly than others.  Most people, especially those who have grown up with dogs, consider this one of the primary reasons for having a dog.  They feel free expressing this love as well as being the object […]

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Top 5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Puppy or Dog

Look Before You Leap! The next several posts will deal with issues  should consider when choosing a puppy or dog. This is such a big and personal decision! Since the average life span of a dog in the US is 12 years and the average duration of first marriages in the US is 7.8 years, the […]

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