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About dogsliketraining2013

Hi Folks: I have loved and trained dogs for 30+ years, training in various styles and am now a professional trainer. Many were rescues. I love to chat about things in the news, things to share with others about dogs! I love to read your dog posts too! Please keep it nice on my blog! Nasties will be removed!

Seasons Greetings fellow bloggers and dog lovers!

I really have to apologize as I just suck as a blogger…if anyone has tips for me to be able to figure how to blog more often…please advise. I would like to wish everyone a belated Merry Christmas or whatever … Continue reading

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Archie (RIP December 2013)

What a crazy, sweet boy and a wonderful Therapy dog. We will miss him so much. Archie was a character! He wasn’t an easy dog(Walker Coonhound) but he was easy to love! I had never owned a Hound before I … Continue reading

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Tips while training your dog!

Some important things to remember while training your dog: 1.) Train them in places other than your backyard or on your street(if I had a nickel for every time I heard in class-“she does it perfect at home”) 2.) Train … Continue reading

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How do you pick the right dog for your family?

I get so tired of seeing shelters full of unwanted dogs who have done nothing wrong except be in a home where noone seemed to care to train or care for them. We see it over and over, many dogs … Continue reading

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Does your dog have emotions?

I studied human emotions while in university(psychology major) but often wondered about dog emotions! Do they feel joy? Do they feel sadness? Do they feel excitement? Fear? Is it what you are interpreting their behaviour is,  with your human brain? As … Continue reading

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How you should choose a Dog trainer!

I recently came across some websites and blogs that depict specific types of training offered.  Does giving training a title make it the best? I am talking of buzz words like Balanced Training or Positive. (not endorsing/criticizing either just using a title) Wow that … Continue reading

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Results from Coconut Oil in my dog’s diet

Hi Folks: Well I have to tell you, I gave almost a teaspoon for each dog that weighs about 70-80 lbs each and the results have been quite unexpected. This coming from someone who has always used olive oil for … Continue reading

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Dogs and house remodelling

I have been feeling very sorry for myself and hubby thinking, how we should be enjoying our backyard at our age rather than working our behinds off again on yet another room. (more to be done still). Then I realized … Continue reading

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My first attempt to blog about dogs

This is my first attempt at blogging but we hope to announce great tips along the way as well as events. Please keep it nice on my page, nasties will be removed!(and remember I have three big dogs)(just kidding) Your … Continue reading

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