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Category Archives: positive dog training techniques

NS SPCA: Dealing with your dog’s separation anxiety
05 Sep
2:09

NS SPCA: Dealing with your dog’s separation anxiety

The words ‘home alone’ are scary words to a dog with separation anxiety. Understanding the disorder is the first step in dealing with it. There isn’t a simple fix, but there are things you can do to help your dog cope with being alone. Separation anxiety is defined as a […]

Retirement home needed for Fox
05 Sep
2:09

Retirement home needed for Fox

Fox is looking for a new home now he is retired. (3968710) Do you have a cosy bed for this boy to retire to? Our lovely Fox has just ended his racing career and is looking for somewhere to retire to, ideally where he can laze around in the sunshine […]

A dog’s nose work is never done
04 Sep
1:59

A dog’s nose work is never done

Professional dog trainer Sarah Owings claims her Labrador retriever Tucker was a “stir crazy boy in his kennel” when she first met him at the Glendale Humane Society. Tucker came from a breeder of field line retrievers — high-energy working dogs that, in order to be mentally and physically stimulated, […]

Is selling my duck carvings a business or a hobby?
03 Sep
1:56

Is selling my duck carvings a business or a hobby?

CAPE COD SCORE Question: Is my duck carving a business or a hobby? I don’t want to find I have a tax liability by selling the products of my hobby at local craft fairs. Answer: If you have a full-time job, are retired or semiretired and have a hobby […]

Parks and Recreation News: Sept. 1
02 Sep
1:55

Parks and Recreation News: Sept. 1

PARKS AND RECREATION GUIDE: Find the current Parks and Recreation guide at www.cityoflaramie.org/parksandrec. Be sure to like Parks and Recreation on Facebook (www.facebook.com/laramie.parksandrecreation) for useful information and news. Call 721-5269 with questions regarding Parks and Recreation services. NOTIFY ME: This service is a way to connect with the city of […]

Blog will help you, your dog enjoy life
01 Sep
1:45

Blog will help you, your dog enjoy life

Ever wonder how your pet sees the world? There’s an entire branch of science devoted to figuring that out. Animal psychology delves into the cognition and behavior of our creature companions. It can help you train your dog or learn how to pet your cat in the most pleasurable way. […]

How Data School Australia is balancing technical and soft skills development
01 Sep
1:45

How Data School Australia is balancing technical and soft skills development

A true data professional is often described as someone who can balance technical competency with business know-how and the softer skills or being able to listen and communicate effectively. It’s a rare requirement, but one the UK-based Data School is striving to instil in its graduates, including the first cohort […]

How to Introduce a New Pet Into Your Pack
31 Aug
1:36

How to Introduce a New Pet Into Your Pack

News broke recently that Prince Harry and wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have added a new pup to their royal pack. The new dog, reportedly a Labrador Retriever, will be joining Meghan’s original dog, Guy, a beagle. There are known benefits to having more than one pet: […]

Wags & Whiskers at the RC prison
31 Aug
1:36

Wags & Whiskers at the RC prison

Yolk is a 2-year-old Lab pointer mix. He is bright-eyed alert, and his tail wags at the slightest attention. Yolk is one of the dogs fostered at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Rush City. On this night, he is out for an evening on the town at the Rush City […]

YRMC’s PAWS Program: A dog’s tale
31 Aug
1:36

YRMC’s PAWS Program: A dog’s tale

A few Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) therapists use unconventional techniques to help patients overcome the stress of illness. Bridget — a member of YRMC’s Pets Are Warm Support (PAWS) — recommends a scratch behind the ears or a pat on the head. A boxer, Bridget joined the pet therapy […]

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