Monthly Archives: September 2011

Training a Bulldog Puppy Update!!

I know, I know, I have been a little lazy this week–two photo heavy posts and two shorter (sort of) posts.  Life got a little crazy this week with prepping for Saturday (weather looks less than ideal for the dogs… … Continue reading

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Review: Spill Proof Suspended Travel Waterbowl

For about two months or so I have been using a spill-proof suspended water bowl in my car for the dogs.  When the weather allows, I love bringing my dogs with me everywhere I go.  They love getting out of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

*apparently my wordless Wednesday postgot very messed up and it “saved” without all the photos I put in.. so it’s a little late but here’s my post…

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Tuesday Timeout

So, I was going to have the pups wear their Steeler Jerseys (our NFL team) during our demo (and with the chilly weather expected I may still have them wear some Steeler gear)… then I wanted to have them in … Continue reading

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Tricky Week

Well, this week will be devoted to a class graduation and preparing for my nosegames/tricks demos this coming weekend.  It should be a fun but busy weekend.  I’m trying to figure out just what all I’ll need to bring with … Continue reading

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No more Premier, so now what?!

In 2010 Premier Pet Products, maker of Ez-Walk Harness, Tug-a-Jug, Busy Buddies toys, and many others, was sold to Radio Systems Corporation for some huge sum of money.  Radio Systems Corporation is one of the leading manufacturers of shock collars … Continue reading

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5 Ways You Can Train Like a “pro”

I’ve been trying to give all of my students some tips to improve their mechanical skills as trainers.  Over the last few sessions I have come up with my “5 Tips to Successful Training”.  These are just very simple changes … Continue reading

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