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Littermate Syndrome

Littermate Syndrome

Double the Fun or Triple the Trouble? The scoop on littermate syndrome!   I will admit it, if there was a Puppy Addicts Anonymous organization, I would be President and meeting leader. “Hi, I’m Tena and I’m a puppy addict.” I love puppies–I don’t just love puppies,

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Hard Decisions in Responsible Rescue and Sheltering

Hard Decisions in Responsible Rescue and Sheltering

Hard Decisions in Responsible Rescue and Sheltering   Imagine for a minute that I have this awesome car.  This car gets amazing gas mileage, although it only has front wheel drive, it handles beautifully in the snow, it is small enough to fit in those tight parking

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A Reflection on Resolving Reactivity

A Reflection on Resolving Reactivity

A Reflection on Resolving Reactivity The vast majority of my private training clients are dealing with some level of reactivity.   Leash reactivity is something very close to home and personal for me.  I’ve had a long journey with Shayne and her variety of “special features” but over

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Don’t Be REactive

Don’t Be REactive No, I’m not talking about your dog, I’m talking about YOU!  If I could give students of any dog a handful of “words of wisdom,” this would surely be one of them–be proactive!  Don’t wait until your dog does the unwanted behavior, don’t wait until

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The Power Of Classical Conditioning

The Power Of Classical Conditioning Over the years, one of the things I have heard over and over again from people use utilize aversive training tools like shock collars and prong collars is that their dogs love these devices and they get excited when they are presented.  They justify

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Throwback Thursday–Social Pressures for Perfection…

Throwback Thursday–Social Pressures for Perfection…

Social Pressures for Perfection…throwback thursday Originally posted 8/28/12 Who would have thunk that peer pressure would have such a drastic effect on dogs. No, I’m not talking about dog-dog peer pressure, I’m talking about the pressure that GUARDIANS feel from society. Friends, family members, strangers on the

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Throwback Thursday–My Best Advice…

Best Advice I can Possibly Give… “Be your dog’s advocate.” That is, I think, the best advice I can give to people with dogs. “Be your dog’s advocate!” That is, I think, the best advice I can give to people who are handling dogs with a variety of

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Having the meds talk with my vet

Having The Meds Talk With My Vet Last year I wrote a blog about the events at the vet, years ago, that have made my life with Shayne so much more challenging. In a total and complete nutshell, she had two idiot vet techs corner her in the

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Sign Up Now! New Classes!

Sign Up Now! New Classes! I have just finalized my schedule for the end of the year with WPHS and it is looking really really exciting!  I have two very exciting announcements to make… Rally-O Thanks to all of the support from my Rally students we are

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Leash Aggression Classroom Review

Leash Aggression Classroom Review I was recently given the opportunity to check out an online “classroom” that focuses on leash reactivity/aggression in exchange for a review on my blog.  I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to check out what could be a great resource for people who

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