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Welcome To Wild Wednesday

Usually on Wednesday I post dog-training articles.  Lately though I’ve been including posts on my growing chickens and spring gardening and I’ve been considering including some of my animal training stories from my zoo days. The dog-training themed Wednesday posts needed some expansion, and thus the inspiration for Wild Wednesday.  If it’s about animals, animal… Continue reading Welcome To Wild Wednesday

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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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Do You Want to Train Your Dog?

What does a trained dog look like? Do visions of Lassie and Benji prance through your head?  Does your dog embarrass you, or make you proud?  Is she ‘not perfect’ but you’re happy with how she behaves?  Is your dog a vision of trained perfection?  What do you think is ‘good’ dog behavior?  What is… Continue reading Do You Want to Train Your Dog?