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Dogs and Toddlers

Happy Hour Lecture Outline Introduction (10 Minutes) · Statistics · The Foundation for Safety and Friendship · Who Really Wants to Live With a Toddler? Dogs and Toddlers at Home (25 Minutes) Overview Basics for Toddler’s Side of Things Basics for Dog’s Side of Things Real Life Examples Fostering Friendship to Last a Lifetime Are […]

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When good dogs turn bad

By Elizabeth Wasserman A dog’s bite may be worse than its bark — especially if the pooch isn’t feeling well. A new study has determined that dogs brought to a veterinary behavior clinic for biting children most often didn’t have a previous history of biting. The research, which was conducted by a team of experts […]

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How to Correct dog barking

Learn Why Your Dog Barks Social Isolation/Frustration/Attention-Seeking Your dog may be barking out of boredom and loneliness if: He’s left alone for long periods of time without opportunities to interact with you. His environment is relatively barren, without companions or toys. He’s a puppy or adolescent (under three years old) and doesn’t have other outlets […]

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Crate Training

Providing your puppy or dog with an indoor kennel crate can satisfy many dogs’ need for a den-like enclosure. Besides being an effective housebreaking tool (because it takes advantage of the dog’s natural reluctance to soil its sleeping place), it can also help to reduce separation anxiety, to prevent destructive behavior (such as chewing furniture), […]

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