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Be the Voice for the Vulnerable

My first career as a younger adult was in the outdoor recreation industry. It was fun and there was a certain caché to being paid, as minimal as it may have been, to do something others paid to do. 216 more words

Helping Fearful Dogs

Puppy Socialization Tips

The current fad is to take a puppy everywhere to meet everyone and everything in the world. Unfortunately, there is also an extreme increase in dog aggression and leash reactivity, and fear with new people and places. 342 more words

Dog Training

Confessions of an imperfect dog mom...Snoopy's big day!

The first day I picked up Snoopy from our local Humane Society, despite his broken leg, he seemed a typical rambunctious and happy puppy….until I loaded him in my car.   526 more words

The Rescue Mama

My new venture..breeding Labrador retrievers

Well, it is not really new. This March my dog Ketli who you see in my posts will be having her second litter. I call my kennel… 50 more words


Fear Aggression versus Outward Aggression

Signs of Fear Aggression in Dogs

  • Head held low
  • Wrinkling of the nose
  • Curled lips, teeth exposed
  • Corners of the mouth pulled back
  • Ears pinned back…
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Helping Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is typically caused by the anticipation of an owner’s return and often anxious behaviors occur either soon after they leave or before the dog feels they will return. 430 more words

Dog Training