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Maybe He’s Born With It…(The First of our Dog Notes Weekly Whine series)

Random (and sometimes very strange) thoughts on yet another cold, winter day… The sun finally made an appearance.  As we walked around the lake, it was the first time I noticed his highlights (and lowlights) on the top of his … Continue reading

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Too Cool for Obedience School

I do not envy the vet or groomer for that matter, in the exam room with an aggressive dog accompanied by an uneducated handler.   They will do their best under the circumstances but these are not the dogs and handlers … Continue reading

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They Only Come Out at Night

They arrived at dusk.  Tonight, the big dogs rule. The Players The huge German Shepherd is the first to arrive. This poor guy goes ballistic towards all entering the park.  A poor attempt to deal with this problem has the … Continue reading

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More news from the wild side of taking your dog for a stroll

Once I figure out how to fully utilize the “video” feature on my phone, I will film some of the strange situations encountered while walking the dogs.   Hopefully,  people will permit me to film their dogs for my documentary … Continue reading

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Things that go bump in the night

…and during the day, too! What’s creepier than 30 Days of Night, Freddy Krueger, The Ring and Psycho combined? Why it’s the “leash in a box” that claims you can walk two – 90# dogs on one plastic handle which … Continue reading

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Small dogs at end of leash are larger than they appear

I like to think I take the usual precautions when out with the dogs such as walking during daylight hours, always on the lookout for glass and other debris, avoiding busy streets and not talking on the phone.  Taking a walk through … Continue reading

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Let’s Potty! (Teach your dog to “eliminate on command”)

“Go potty, get it done, hurry up, do the deed and let’s potty” are some of the phrases used to  start the elimination process.  Yes, you can actually teach them where and when to do their business.  One student uses … Continue reading

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