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Can You Reinforce a Dog’s Emotional State?

Originally posted on Wilde About Dogs:
I recently received an email asking whether I had any books that addressed how to help a dog who was grieving. Since I don’t, I searched online to find an article that might be…

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We Are Our Choices

Originally posted on Wilde About Dogs:
On the road today, I noticed a bumper sticker on the car in front of me. It said, “Trump. Clinton. We are our choices.” This struck me, not only because it wasn’t the typical…

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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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