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Unsung Summer

Summer succumbed to hemangiosarcoma on 8/25/17. I wrote this on 7/10/17 and have left it as it was when I wrote it: a tribute to a dog who I thought had many years left. I currently have three dogs: Summer, … Continue reading

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Letting the Treat Fit the Feat: Real World Application

One upon a time there was an adolescent dog in an open admission shelter who had one day left. And a woman who knew nothing about dog training, already had a smaller dog, and made an impulsive decision to go … Continue reading

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Posted in Dog training hints, Reinforcement, Toys and Play, Training philosophy, Zen/Leave it | Tagged , , , , , , , | 16 Comments