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Seems our dog brains rarely power down, and there has to be a depository for all our musings. We hope you enjoy this ongoing collection of our training thoughts, with a bit of CNC news thrown in here and there.

French Bulldog Puppy in a crate

When It Comes To Crates, Think Outside The Box

*This article has also been featured in The Bark Magazine’s “guest posts” blog section* Most dog professional feel crates are a necessity when sharing your life with a dog. Crates can be a great management tool. They are helpful with a new puppy’s house-training routine. They can be a wonderful

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The Changing Face of Dog Training

It’s a virtual world. I used to think that term only referred to playing “virtual” video games, but it seems to be a part of everyone’s life these days, no matter where you live in the world. I started working virtually in 1998 as an executive recruiter. When I entered

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Dog or Dog Lover in Your Life

How did it get to be mid-December already? With six trainers here at Cold Nose College we’re always trying out new products and talking about products we love.   Here are a few trainer tested favorites:     Sheepskin Tug Toy with Bungee Handle Available from AllK-9  Bonita Ash of Cold

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How to Prevent Your Dog From Begging at the Table

Do you feed your dog from the table? If you answered “yes,” you’re not alone. That act alone doesn’t necessarily mean your dog will beg for food while you’re eating.  With Thanksgiving around the corner, no one wants a begging dog at the table. It’s not the fact that you

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