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How to Train a Dog to Search

How to Train a Dog to Search

Teaching your dog to find lost things is a great dog trick that will amaze your friends.When I used to do public relations demonstrations, I would ask to borrow a set of keys from someone in the audience. They would toss their keys out into the grass, and...

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Nutrition – What to Feed the Dog

Nutrition – What to Feed the Dog

I recently asked a couple of our local veterinarians what they recommend feeding dogs Both stated a high-quality kibble with grains. This somewhat surprised me because I jumped on the grain-free bandwagon a while ago. Apparently, there has been some...

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What is Conditioning and How Does it Work?

What is Conditioning and How Does it Work?

At Adams K-9, we specialize in remote collar training. We are often asked, how long does the dog have to wear the collar? Many dog parents don’t understand that we are not trying to punish the dog, we are just trying to condition the dog’s behavior. We are...

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Feeling Blessed

Feeling Blessed

There are times I am not sure what to write about, and when ideas finally come to me I have to dictate them on my phone. It’s weird, but it seems I do my best thinking when I’m driving in the car. I am all by myself, no one to talk to but me, myself, and...

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Dogs Are Family

Dogs Are Family

While I was growing up, we always had a dog or two. The first two dogs I remember were Tippee and Twinkle. Neither one was very well trained; they didn’t know any tricks and neither one was a fan of strangers. Twinkle was an old fat lab that enjoyed...

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Pet Adoption and Recovery Resources

Pet Adoption and Recovery Resources

The following information was copied from the website for The Recovery Village in Umatilla, Florida. The original page can be seen at - www.therecoveryvillage.com Pet Adoption and Recovery Resources Table of contents I. Improve Your Social Life II. Reduce...

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Your Dog Loves You For Who You Are

Your Dog Loves You For Who You Are

I love dogs because they give unconditional love. Your dog will never have an affair or leave you for another human. They are always happy to see you no matter what kind of a day you are having. Studies have shown that petting and loving on a dog will...

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What My Dog Has Taught Me

What My Dog Has Taught Me

I love my dogs. They have taught me so much about life, and they’ve made me a better person. My dogs have taught me unconditional love. My dogs love me no matter what. It doesn’t matter what possessions I have, or whether I am rich or poor, or I go out or...

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How To Teach Heel

How To Teach Heel

I see so many dog parents getting dragged around by their dogs, and yet I also see pet parents enjoying a lovely walk with their dogs in a perfect Heel with no leash pulling. Why do some dogs walk so nicely, and others leash pull like they are tracking...

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Doggie Day School

Doggie Day School

I just read a study about children who were raised at home or in daycare and some of the findings stated that children will be better socialized and better prepared for Pre-K and Kindergarten if they spend time in a quality daycare environment. I believe...

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