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Kids and Dogs

I teach classes about socializing your puppy, I’ve talked about training your dog, about what to do if your dog barks to much, or licks too much,and more, all of which are very important subjects. This puts all the responsibility on your dog, but relationships, even dog and human relationships, are two-sided.

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Dogs Best Friend

Everyone talks about dogs being “man’s best friend”, but your dog needs a best friend too, and that best friend should be you!

Your dog is, or can be, a wonderful companion, who will give you unconditional love, all you need to do is to build and strengthen your relationship and develop a close bond.

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Overweight Dog

Just like their humans, dogs can become overweight…again, just like humans, the weight creeps up before you even recognize that it’s happening. Before you know it, your dog is fat! Wat are you going to do about it?

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Dog Daycare

Choosing the right dog daycare for your pup isn’t as easy as running your fingers down the “yellow pages”, and where it stops is the one you choose. There’s a lot more to it than that…

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Exercise Your Dog

It is always a lot of fun and laughter when we take the dogs swimming! We usually end up soaked even more than the dogs do!

One of the places I hold classes at, BowWow Fun Towne, a great doggie daycare in Kenmore, WA

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Dogs Behavior

One of the exercises on the first week of class is to sit and observe your dog for 3 minutes. The point is to be more aware that of what behaviors your dog is doing at any given moment. As trainers, we refer to this as “splitting” behaviors as opposed to “lumping” them together.

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