Hiking off leash with your dog is great fun, but having a way to know where he is at all times makes it even more fun! There are several products out there that allow you to track your dog–and the Garmin Astro is my favorite. Why The Garmin Astro? There are a few other tracking […]

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There are many books that can be very helpful to the dog owner or enthusiast. A book can open a whole new world to you, present you with ideas, or just be fun to read. I’m going to list some of my favorites here. The list is by no means complete, and I will be […]

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Training tricks is a lot of fun for you and your dog. And it is a valuable tool to improve your communication with your dog, and improve your training skills. Why train dog tricks? Often my clients say they don’t want to train dog tricks. They think it is frivolous, and want to concentrate on […]

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What is Clicker Training? The clicker is a small device that makes a click or chirp when pressed. It can be used to communicate to your dog that he has done something you like AND he is going to get a reward for it. So clicker training dogs is setting up a communication system your […]

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I often hear people say their dog is stubborn, yet I have never met a dog I consider stubborn! I have met many dogs who have little connection with their owner. I have often seen dogs who just don’t understand what they are being asked to do. And I see dogs who may understand what […]

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  About Jane Hello, I’m Jane. Animals have always been an important part of my life. I can’t imagine life without dogs! And I want dogs happy and eager to work with us. A well-trained dog is truly a joy, and the relationship between that dog and his human is extraordinary.   How do we […]

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