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When Choosing a Dog Trainer, Buyer Beware!

Written by Leah Roberts Originally posted in 8/27 2010 Summit Event Badge

It’s All About Relationships.

I became a dog trainer to facilitate the relationship between dogs and humans. My goal was to create a relationship based on trust and understanding. By opening the lines of communication, I felt like I could achieve my goal of keeping more ...

May Your Bowl Always Be More Than Half-Full

Can dogs be optimists? Pessimists? Many people see dogs as natural optimists. After all, dogs are very loving and amazingly forgiving of human foibles (and worse — just look at all the mistreated dogs who still love humans). Many dogs greet ...

The Curious Case of the Haunted Room

Sometimes, however many questions we ask, it's impossible to get to the bottom of just why a dog has developed a "weird" behaviour. We can see the current antecedents, but what caused it to kick in originally? In one of my recent behaviour ...

Do Animals Grieve?

"There is a cycle of love and death that shapes the lives of those who choose to travel in the company of animals. It is a cycle unlike any other. To those who have never lived through its ...

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