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Wait What Pack?

Is my dog trying to be Leader of the Pack? Sigh. Sadly, I still hear this question, although not as much as I used to. The question is misguided for a number of reasons. The sigh is for how this mindset adversely affects my favorite species, the dog.Several decades ago, some faulty research proclaimed that […]

The Loss

I recently lost a dog.  Not just any dog, Leo was my heart dog:  THE dog that bonds, loves and understands you like no other ever did or ever will. The dog that sets the standard for all dogs to come.His death, while not a surprise, was a shock, just the same.  He was sick […]

Training Success Story – Miss Crissy Goes “Batty”

Georgia Mally loves her pet parrot.  But when she retired and had time to devote to another pet, she decided to check owning a dog off her bucket list.  Her research led her to Crissy, a 4-year-old Papillion who was also retiring– from the show ring.  Despite her diminutive size, Crissy was difficult to walk, because she lunged at cats, squirrels and lizards. Georgia […]