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My students (and dogs) have made me very proud this spring and summer

Following a strong showing at the Mt Hood Doberman Pinscher Club obedience trial in February several of my students and myself have put titles on our dogs this spring and summer. 244 more words


Make Walking Your Dog Part of Your Routine

Yesterday I ran an entire workshop dedicated to helping owners improve their walk with their dog. It was incredible how quickly we saw a transformation with the dogs and humans. 684 more words

Teaching Dogs and Programming Computers

Dogs and computers are a big part of my life. They are very different from each other but I’ve noticed that from my point of view, teaching dogs (or humans, I’d expect) and programming computers are similar in some key ways. 1,791 more words


Therapy Dog Evaluations

Each non-profit therapy dog organization that you work with will have their own evaluation. Once you have completed their volunteer requirements, filled out their application  and/or assessment on your dog or even have your dog assessed in person they will advise you as to whether you need additional training or can take your dog through their class and evaluation. 318 more words

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July Pupdates

It’s official at 10 months Bouncy Bessie Sprout Stubborn Puppy Alligator Jaws otherwise known as Bess is bigger than Bonnie and Belle and it’s taking some getting used to.  289 more words

Golden Retrievers

The Other Days

Sometimes when you train, it’s like you and your dog are two sides of the same coin, you’re Zoe and Wash, cookies and cream, salt and vinegar. 1,268 more words

Border Collie

Walking with the Big Dogs

Remember, folks, just because a dog is little, doesn’t mean he can’t walk and hang out with the big dogs. It’s just very important to advocate for all dogs and respect their limitations (like stride, speed, comfort zone). 137 more words

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