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Dogs Think “No Fair,” Too

“Animals react to inequity [and] to avoid stress, we should try to avoid treating them differently.” -Friederike Range more
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Surf - Top Dog Sites

Six dog site you have to check out. more
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Herding

Bruno’s behaviour had me bewildered, but after a chat with our trainer, I had more respect for the little guy. I learned that Bruno was just exercising his instinctual abilities, doing what Border Collies have been bred to do: herding—one of the oldest canine professions. Little Bruno was herding me. I was his sheep.more
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The Nose Knows

Nothing is ever really lost. It’s always somewhere— so trust your dog to find it. more
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Ask an Expert - Socializing a puppy

Q: I’ve been told that its crucial to socialize my puppy, Sal, at an early age but also that she shouldn’t play with other dogs until she’s had all her shots...more
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Ask an Expert - Garbage-hunter

When in the dog park, he is more interested in garbage than you. more
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Ask an Expert - Fostering dogs with one in the house

Enjoy the satisfaction of helping one more dog get ready for his new home. more
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Ask an Expert - Unhealthy attachment

What would you think if that child followed you constantly from room to room, unwilling to be separated from you, even momentarily? Naturally, you’d be concerned. more
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Ask an Expert - Breaking up a dog fight

Not all fights are created equal. In fact, most spats between well-socialized dogs do not require any intervention at all. Like human arguments with shoving and swearing, spats can appear nasty even though neither party intends serious harm. more
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Sidewalk Crack Phobia

Help him realize the sidewalk is a place where good things happen. more

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