Monthly Archives: April 2010

Avoid Shocks When Walking Your Dog

There has been an increasing number of reports of dogs (and people as well) being shocked by manhole covers, street grates, lamp posts, fire hydrants and other metal objects while walking in urban areas. Horses, dogs and people have been … Continue reading

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I’ve heard several discussions recently from dog trainers about ethics. If you’re outside the profession you might wonder how ethics could affect us. There are many ways we need to consider ethics, often having to do with helping the people … Continue reading

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A Woof Saves His Woman

This story has been shared several times on Facebook. It’s about a recently adopted pit bull who protected his person from a car jacker. Not long after 9/11 I was picking up my husband at the airport. We had a … Continue reading

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