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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.

Brain Games for the Dog Days of Summer

Here we are in what’s known as The Dog Days of Summer. In Western North Carolina where we live, August is typically the hottest and muggiest month of the summer.   Honestly it’s hard to believe it could be any hotter than it was just a few short weeks ago when

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When Your Dog Has Cancer – A Resource for You

Unfortunately, it’s highly likely that you have either had a dog with cancer or know of a friend whose dog has been diagnosed with this disease. Just this past month, more than a handful of my friends and training colleagues have received cancer diagnoses for their dogs. It’s a shocking

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Canine Influenza: How to Keep Your Dog Safe

By Sarah Foster, KPA CTP | July 15, 2015 The Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) is an unwelcome visitor to Georgia. Earlier this year, the virus spread throughout Chicago and parts of the Midwest. The strain in Georgia is the same one: H3N2, which before Chicago, was only found in Asia.

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Stump the Vet, starring Cody Waggoner

Cody’s been the star player in a two-year game of Stump the Vet.  He’s see a variety of local vets, specialists in private practice, specialists at UGA veterinary teaching hospitals and Cold River Veterinary Center, a holistic specialist in Vermont (via distance consults). Symptoms presented have been chronic lameness, which

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