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Just a Spoonful of Cat Food?

Some of you have met my little Killian in past blog entries or on his Facebook page. One thing I don’t talk a lot about with Killian is how incredibly difficult he can be to medicate.  Now, I am not … Continue reading

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Pet Professional Guild Launches Worldwide Advocacy Program — The Pet Professional Guild

Project Trade encourages pet owners to exchange aversive training devices for discounted force-free training services provided by PPG members Tampa, FL – The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) has launched Project Trade, an international advocacy program that encourages pet owners to … Continue reading

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What Every Pet Owner Needs To Know About Dog Trainers

Originally posted on Fearfuldogs' Blog:
1. Dog training is an unregulated industry. This means ANYONE can tap themselves on the shoulder with a sword and anoint themselves a; trainer, behaviorist, whisperer, dog psychologist, rehabilitator, nanny, etc. 2. Dog training is…

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The Problems with Remote Collars

Originally posted on Paws Abilities:
There are many different training methods out there, and each has its pros and cons. Today, I want to talk specifically about the use of remote collars (also known as shock collars or e-collars). Photo…

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Why the Latest Cesar Milan Incident Isn’t Just About a Pig

Originally posted on Wilde About Dogs:
If you’re involved in the dog world in any way, chances are you’ve heard about the latest incident involving Cesar Milan. In a nutshell, on National Geographic’s “Cesar 911,” a dog named Simon who…

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Why we need to challenge what our trainers tell us.

There has been enough coverage of the incident featured on Cesar 911 recently where Simon the French Bulldog cross, who had previously killed pigs, was allowed to be in an enclosed area off lead wi… Source: Why we need to … Continue reading

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Breed Labels: When Guesses Turn Into Predictions

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