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Loose Leash Walking – A Refresher

The weather is finally getting warmer!  You and Fido have serious cabin fever and you are ready to get out side and start walking in the fresh air and soak in the sun!   The problem is everyone has the same idea!  So as you and Fido are getting out there for the first time since …

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Fear Based Dog Reactivity – Use Desensitization & Counter Conditioning

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What is Fear Based Dog Reactivity/Aggression? 

In dog training fear based dog reactivity is usually defined as “a feeling of apprehension associated with the presence or proximity of a person, dog/animal, or situation (either social or environmental)

What Causes Fear Reactivity/Aggression? 

The #1 reason is generally lack of quality and positive socialization.   Dogs who are …

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Dog Vaccinations – What you need to know!

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There are so many benefits to owning a dog.  They provide you companionship, make you smile, get you moving and outside.  In return, it is your job to make sure that your dog is fed and provide him a safe environment.  The definition of a safe environment means providing them  physical shelter from the elements …

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