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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.

Dog Halloween Safety & Comfort for Your Dog

Dog Halloween | There’s a chill in the air, the leaves are turning and pumpkins are popping up all over the place, Halloween is right around the corner. While it’s a festive and fun event for adults and children it can be downright frightening (literally!) for your favorite canine kid.

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Easily Train a Dog Trick | Capturing a Behavior

Not long ago, I wrote about how I was capturing a behavior that Willow, our 6 year old Australian Shepherd, frequently offers. She runs in our pasture, dipping her shoulder and then sliding some distance.  It’s a very cute dog trick. This video shows the slight progress we had made at

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Cat Carrier | Does Your Cat Love It?

Does your cat love her cat carrier? So many cats do not because the only time they’re put in it is to go to the vet. In years past, I’ve bled while trying to stuff my cat into the carrier and by doing so I was likely as stressed as

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Service Dog: What You Need to Know

As professional dog trainers, we often get calls from someone who wants their dog to become a service dog.  More often than not, however, these individuals are not at all sure what that involves. There are different designations such as service dog, therapy dog, and emotional support dog. All of

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