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The Dog Whisperer Writes in Scene: Literary Lessons from the Dog Training Trenches

My partner and I have been consuming a lot of dog-related self-help recently, books and reality shows and podcasts with titles like LEAD THE PACK, WE ARE THE KNIGHTS WHO SAY ‘SHHHHT!’ and BRAINWASH YOUR MINI-PINI WITH HOTDOG SLICES. 1,216 more words

Writing Prompts

Adventures in Dog Training: Preparing for the Not-Yet-Conceived Baby

I’m just going to come right out and say it:

My dog fucking rocks. She’s awesome. She really is the best dog on the face of the Earth. 874 more words

Dogs

First, do no harm.....

“First, do no harm”, is commonly heard in the medical field, both human and veterinary. This statement should also be common in dog training. Sadly, too many dogs are put through un-necessary mental and physical harm in the name of “training”. 341 more words

Dog Training

The Misadventures of Ms. Mediocrity & Her Border Collie

It’s funny how quickly life changes. I don’t realize it’s curving in a different—and often very unexpected—direction, until I’m halfway to my temporary destination. It’s been busy lately, which is why I’ve not posted. 2,332 more words

Ramblings & Reverie

Can dogs tell the time?

Victoria Stillwell, the goddess of dog training put an article on her Facebook page this morning which I found quite interesting. It was about whether or not dogs could tell the time. 437 more words