Invisible fence and the blame game

Oct 10

Invisible fence and the blame game

I was surfing Facebook when I came across a link that had been shared numerous times. The title was a Rant and a Plea by Dr. Jennifer Rouse. Dr. Rouse is a DVM in Pennsylvania, US. The story was an unfortunate one about one of her Veterinary Assistants who had been attacked while out for a walk with her dog. There are a number of interesting bits to the story in...

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Love at First Sight: The Dogtra ARC

Oct 08

Love at First Sight: The Dogtra ARC

  A package I’ve been waiting for finally made it into my hands today. The new Dogtra Advanced Receiver Concept (ARC) arrived and it was as I had expected…sleek on the dog.       It drew a hallelujah from me immediately. Take a look at the new e-collar on my boy, Tommy. The training community, particularly the pet training...

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Obedience matters

Jul 10

Obedience matters

I wanted to share video from a recent training class at That’s My Dog!. Well, truth be told, it is more like a fun outing we do with our clients a few times a month rather than an actual class. We invite our clients to participate in our traveling classes once they have completed the basic introductory course of obedience. Our classes are called On The Go!...

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A Hero’s story

Jun 11

A Hero’s story

We lost a friend today. His name was Hero. A Belgian Malinois of 13 years and 5 weeks. It doesn’t seem like he got to stay with us long enough, but it was enough to turn me into a different person and enough to help two kids grow up. He came to us on a flight from California in July of 2001. A young pup who’s future I envisioned would be full of all sorts...

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Good Dog Training is more than just the tool you choose

Mar 24

Good Dog Training is more than just the tool you choose

Anyone who spends more than 10 seconds on this blog can figure out that it’s primary purpose is to explore ideas and concepts surrounding the use of electronic dog training collars.  A bit of browsing and you can find advice on some of the basic concepts for successfully using an electronic collar, read about other peoples experiences with this training and...

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