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Book Recomendations for Difficult Dogs

Anyone who’s had multiple dogs will tell you that some dogs are easier than others. These are my favorite books for those dogs that keep you counting to ten in your head while you focus on calming breathing.  

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Getting A Handle On Grooming

Different breeds require different levels of commitment when it comes to grooming, but no matter how easy to maintain, most dogs will dislike some part of the process without a little help. In fact, dogs that require less frequent grooming are often the worst about tolerating it. Here are some tips and techniques to help […]

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Feeding the Fear Monster

I have read a lot of books and articles about training, some of them from very famous trainers, that base their training on the idea that you can intensify fear, aggression, and other “negative” emotions in dogs by rewarding them with attention and treats. In order to avoid feeding these emotions and the related behaviors, […]