Clicker Training Progress-Darby Doo

I’ve been working with Darby a ton lately to help him to get some of his problematic behavior under control.  After spending 15 minutes the other day trying to lure him into a sit, I decided to ask my friends over at Dogforum.com for some advice. Along with a location change, for less distractions, and […]

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Boo Boo getting furminated!

One of the complaints I hear most often from dog owner’s is the amount of shedding that many breeds are capable of and how much of a pain it is to clean up.  Fortunately only one of our dogs, Boo, is a shedder.  Unfortunately she sheds enough to make up for the other 3 combined. […]

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Bath Day for the Crew

It’s always an interesting day when it comes time for bath day!  Needless to say my crew does not think of the event as being enjoyable. When our pups were little we used a TON of positive reinforcement with uber high value treats.  Things like hot dogs, steak, fish, sausage, etc.  So now they, at […]

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Caerus

Meet Caerus, whose namesake is the greek god of opportunity and luck, although the little lady has decided that she will call him skittles 🙂 He was all ready to go to his forever home when he found out that the current 4 legged resident of did not approve of his presence.  He has only […]

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Nail Trimming

These are the most amazing tool ever! Once the dogs get used to having there nails clipped its these all the way. It gives superior control of how much nail is being removed, allowing me to avoid the quick, and, because our dogs are so large, they make thick nails that would give normal clippers […]

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The Holy Grail of Rope Toys

It will be relatively rare for me to dedicate a whole post to a product out of the blue, but I had to make an exception.  A few days ago was easter, and as K2 always does on holidays, she made the dogs an easter basket.  We always raid the clearance bin for our pups […]

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6th Worst Mistake New Dog Owners Make

Dogs have been around for a very long time.  Training methods have changed tremendously since the first dogs became domesticated so many thousands of years ago, and that continues today.  In the last 20 years, through scientific progress, we have discovered that what used to work is no longer the most effective or humane method possible. […]

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