Monthly Archives: February 2015

Reward Continuum

  This is an excellent chart to explain why the reward your dog “loves” at home won’t get his attention at the dog park.  

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Katy update 2_28

Yesterday (2/27), for the first time, I dropped Katy’s leash when she got to the screened patio. She initially ran away but then followed the other dogs inside. I’ve been waiting until she was in the kitchen. Last evening I … Continue reading

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Katy 2_26

Over the course of about 4 hours, I was able to get the martingale collar on Katy and adjust it. I think it needs to be tighter so I’ll keep working on it. Every time I adjust it, I give … Continue reading

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Katy, Feb. 25

Katy is consistently pooping outside, not on the sod. I put her in her room last night so she would get a drink. She doesn’t drink all day. She drank most of the bowl and peed on the sod. I … Continue reading

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Katy – Youtube Videos

These are videos of Katy. She’s only recently started standing up when we’re around so I don’t have any better pictures of her yet. I’ll post them when I do. She’s Mary Kay on the Tampa Bay Beagle Rescue website. … Continue reading

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Katy – Training Blog

I contacted my training and behavior colleagues with the following information. We have a new foster dog & I need some help. She’s an adult, intact beagle. Picked up as a stray & spent about 2 weeks in a shelter. … Continue reading

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Breaking up a Dog Fight

There is both good and bad information on the internet about breaking up a dog fight. These links provide what I think to be effective, reliable information about breaking up a fight without getting bitten. Any time your dog is … Continue reading

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Raising Littermates

There was a recent discussion on a bulletin board about raising puppies who are littermates. Since I found it interesting and there’s not much research on it, I’m posting the high points here for blog readers. Problems Associated With Adopting … Continue reading

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