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Resource Guarding

Chapter 3 – Colic, Earaches, and Dogs—Oh My . . . Pinball was the most put out by the new baby. He had been the baby before Indy arrived and at eighteen months, Pinball was in a critical behavioral/fear period. Wherever I was, Pinball wanted to be there, too, which often left him lying on the […]

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WAIT vs STAY

Dog training commands should be simple, but can often become complicated and confusing for the dog (and human too). For example, if one handler uses command “X” to mean one action for their dog, and then another person uses command “Y” for the same action, our dogs are left having to remember which word which person uses for […]

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