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What Marshmallow Tests Mean

I’ve written about both Alberta’s and Koala’s adventures with the marshmallow test and I’ve been thinking about what it tells us about each dog. Is Koala a “better” dog because she didn’t have to work as hard as Alberta? 467 more words

The Thinking Dog Blog

Gracie comes home

Much of my life in Korea was made on impulsive decisions, especially when it came to animals. These weren’t always sensible. I asked to bring Gracie home. 507 more words

South Korea

Hey girl! Try out for the pup squad!

Petey looks like he’s been washing his hands with that new product sold at only the most exclusive retailers, ‘Broken Glass’.  He’s got more nicks and cuts than a near-sighted barber student. 668 more words


Gatsby Training Week 2

So Gatsby had his training this past Monday at PetSmart and let’s just say overall it wasn’t the best week 2. Instead of 2 other people in the class there were 5 and all were golden retriever puppies and everyone was friends with everyone in the ‘retriever’ club. 215 more words

The Original Family

Training, seizures and Sasha!

For the past 9 weeks I have been keeping a record of how many seizures I have each day.

Obviously it’s not the most accurate thing because if I forget I’ve had a seizure and my partner isn’t with me, it gets missed, but we record the ones we know about. 808 more words

Dog Blog

Puppy Love

So it’s been a while since I’ve written a ‘diary entry’ for you guys so here is one today. In case you guys didn’t know I got a puppy dalmatian {almost} five months ago at the end of the month. 285 more words


Choosing Your Dog Trainer or Behavior Consultant Guidelines

February 8th 2017

Joyce Kesling, Professional Dog Trainer, Certified Dog and Cat Behavior

Choosing  Your Dog Trainer or Behavior Consultant Guidelines

It would be rare to have an animal its entire lifetime without experiencing some type of behavior problem or training situation that might be helpful in managing your pet.  1,391 more words