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Sociability is as important to our dogs as it is to us. Why we should cut our dogs some slack as we all search for connection.

Most of us are craving connection. Craving being sociable. And not just verbal, but physical connection. Even anti-social introverts like me are missing hugging people. None of the lockdowns have been easy, but I think that many of us have found this last one the hardest. It came on the heels of so much separation. …

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How to survive as a woman in the dog training world

Today is International Women’s Day. This is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. I work in a sector where the majority of professionals are women. But as with other industries, our industry is full of inequalities.  …

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How not to panic when your dog chases

I think at sometime everyone with a dog experiences the panic when our dog chases something. Especially for the first time. It’s not a nice feeling. The horror of the situation. The fear about what could happen. The loss of control. Once experienced, most responsible dog folks never want to go through it again. Don’t …

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