Puppy Dog Tales

Puppy Whisperer – Marin IJ Interview

MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL NEWSLOCAL NEWS San Rafael has its own puppy whisperer Hillary Alexander, owner of Hillary’s Hound House, with her puppy class, teaching listening skills and patience. (Glenn Herring) By KATE FIZSIMMONS PUBLISHED: February 20, 2019 at 4:08 pm...

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Could Your Puppy Have Giardia?

What is it and do I need to be concerned? What is Giardia? Giardiasis is an intestinal infection in people and animals. It is caused by a protozoan parasite Giardia intestinalis (also known as Giardia lamblia). Most dogs become infected by drinking water contaminated...

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Socialization: Formula for a Fearless Puppy

The Importance of Socializing Your Puppy Start Early – Go Everywhere There is a magic window that opens in every puppy’s life, when he is most confident and accepting of new experiences, dogs, people, places. The length of this sensitive period is short; usually...

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Finding the Right Daycare for Your Dog or Puppy

By Hillary Alexander and Kasey Nash Dog daycares are becoming increasingly popular as more people realize the benefits of exercise and companionship rather than home alone. As dog owners we all want our dogs to enjoy the day, get exercise - even learn some new skills....

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Puppy Training Games – Meet Wallace

Puppy Training with Games Here is Wallace, a 4 month old King Charles Spaniel as he learns the, "Make the Right Choice," Game. You can teach this game several ways; with your hand and with a bowl of food. Either way, your puppy will learn to solve challenges by...

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Puppy Training Games – Make the Right Choice!

Puppy Training Games -  Make the Right Choice! Use games to train your puppy to be less impulsive and solve problems by waiting and being polite.  In the following 3 videos you'll learn how to train your puppy to make good choices. Puppy Training Games – Make...

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The Secret to Training a Puppy. . . and the most important

When it comes to training a puppy things probably haven’t changed in 32,100 years. That's our best guess for how long humans have cohabited with dogs. Whether you live in a cave, a tent, the arctic or high desert the basics remain the same; sit, down, potty outside,...

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The Missing Link in Recall Training

Imagine all the delectable things that can arise in the course of a walk through the neighborhood; strangers with food, new dogs ready and willing to play, hidden smells in a garden, standing water of dubious quality. In situations like these most folks call their...

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