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Should You Train Your Dog Like A Dolphin?

Yes.  And no. I have been out of the world of dog competition for several years.  There was a time when I used to spend a lot of time at dog shows.  I would always see clickers for sale, and occasionally discussions would crop up on different training styles.  Some were adamant that all dogs… Continue reading Should You Train Your Dog Like A Dolphin?

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Dead Girls Love My Husband

I haven't posted about ghosts in a little while, and thought I'd share this encounter with you: Hub and I went out the other night to a friend's birthday party.  It was being held at a club downtown, and the building is well over one hundred years old, lots of history and of course, ghosts! … Continue reading Dead Girls Love My Husband

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For Love of Little Chickens

Wednesday is usually dog-training day, but I’m expanding the topic to include raising backyard chickens.  Eventually I’ll add in some of my zoo animal stories as well.  Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of dog-training tips and advice coming! Monday I ordered my new crop of chickens!  I’m so excited!  Before, I’ve always tacked my chicken… Continue reading For Love of Little Chickens

Spirituality

Energetic Cleansing For Anyone

Do you ever feel just worn down?  Maybe it’s been a really stressful day, maybe you’ve been running around like your hair is on fire, chasing after kids or pets or errant employees.  Have you been sitting in a cubicle staring at a screen for hours on end?  It may be more than just physical… Continue reading Energetic Cleansing For Anyone

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I Will Not Train Your Dog

I've been working on a new information flyer.  What do you think?  Does this make you want to hire me? I WILL NOT TRAIN YOUR DOG BUT I WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO HAVE THE DOG THAT YOU WANT     Do you have a new puppy and no idea what to do with her?… Continue reading I Will Not Train Your Dog

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Beauty of a Woman Blogfest

The beautiful and talented August McLaughlin is hosting the very first Beauty of a Woman Blogfest.  Her posts never fail to delight, but August has created something very special with this collection of authors.  You will definitely want to check out her website tomorrow, February 10th and tour through the blogs of the gifted writers… Continue reading Beauty of a Woman Blogfest

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Be An Alpha Dog! For Your Dog’s Sake

Before I get to the alpha dog post, I'd like to invite you to the Beauty of a Woman Blogfest.  On February 10th, August McLaughlin will host this unique collection of blogs posting on the subject of Beauty, the first ever in what will hopefully become an annual event.  My post goes up tomorrow, then… Continue reading Be An Alpha Dog! For Your Dog’s Sake

Spirituality

Get Back UP

  I wrote about inspiration a week ago, and boy did I need to find some.  I don’t normally like to say this, but it’s been a bad couple weeks.  Everything’s relative I guess, no one died, I didn’t find out someone’s deathly ill, but everything just went to blah.  The weather was dreary and… Continue reading Get Back UP

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The Leader of the Pack

  Dogs are pack animal, and you need to be the leader of your own family pack.  Motorcycle, leathers and girly vocals are optional. Dogs, like humans, are social creatures.  Wild canids such as wolves, coyotes, hyenas, live in family groupings with a distinct hierarchy of leaders and subordinates.  Dogs, descended from wild ancestors have… Continue reading The Leader of the Pack