We walk, think, and dream dog...

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.

FETCH – Animal Assisted Interactions Class Vies for $5K Grant

Hat’s off the Animal Assisted Interactions Class at Tri-County Community College!  They’re doing their utmost to bring their FETCH Program (Fun Exercising Together for Children’s Health) to reality. Yesterday, about 20 of us met at the Cold Nose College Training Center so Chasing Destiny Films could shoot a video in

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Canine Cognition Studies at Duke University

by Brad  Waggoner We have just returned from our second trip to Durham, NC where we participated in a study in canine cognition at Duke University. Professor Brian Hare is testing hundreds of dogs to determine how they make decisions. It seems that dogs in many ways process information better

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Great Learning at the Nicole Wilde Seminar

Recently I had the pleasure of spending 2 days in Atlanta learning with renowned trainer and behaviorist, Nicole Wilde.  Nicole is an international leader and author with a specialty in working with fearful and aggressive dogs and wolf-hybrids. The first day of the workshop included a variety of topics to

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A Great day at Bark-E-Que

by Brad Waggoner We were delighted to be asked to participate in the first annual Bark-E-Que sponsored by Operation P.U.P.  (Prevent Unwanted Pets). Operation P.U.P. is a non-profit group dedicated to the promotion of spay and neuter education and assistance. We were so happy that we could be there to

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