There are many products out there for our dogs. I’ve chosen some of my favorites to review–things I’ve tried and liked. Clickers–A Good Communication Tool Why would you use a clicker? See Clicker Training Dogs–Great Communication!               There are many different types of clickers out there. I prefer the […]

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SAR Related Books SCENT AND THE SCENTING DOG by William G Syrotuck Have you ever wondered what scent is and how dogs manage to detect even faint odors? This book will unravel that mystery for you, and also discuss human scent in relation to dogs finding and following it. If you are interested in search […]

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Ask 10 dogs what their favorite rewards are, and you’ll get 10 different answers. Ask a dog and his human what the best reward is, and you may get very different answers! The Taste Test Actually, it is probably better called the Sniff Test. Take two different treats, and put some in each of your […]

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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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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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