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Preventing Livestock Chasing Without Aversives

I’ve mentioned before that I live next to my in-law’s cow farm, and mostly my dogs have no problems ignoring the cows. This year we’ve run into some problems and we’re having to work on livestock harassment.

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Pets

Impulse Control Will Solve All Your Dog Problems

Or at least a whole lot of them.

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Bodies

Trichotillomania: I Pull Out My Hair

You know how sometimes people say things like, “I’ve been pulling my hair out trying to get this paper done,” or whatever? Well, in my life, it’s not an idiom. When I’m stressed out, I get real and actually pull my hair out. It’s an anxiety-related, impulse-control disorder called trichotillomania (that’s DSM-IV DR 312.39 for […]