Monthly Archives: September 2011

World’s biggest dog

Biggest dog in the world, a 7 ft long Great Dane     Advertisements

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More dog training advice – clickers

This little blog post not only explains the basics of clicker training, it explains why some other training techniques may not make it exactly clear which behavior is being rewarded. Click! Treat!

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Teach Caution to Prevent Bites

A nice post about preventing bites: Teach caution to prevent bites

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Dominance myths

Older theories of dog behavior revolved around the idea of dominance, and, over time, the idea of what this means has become distorted. From the Association of Pet Dog Trainers Dominance Myths and Dog Training Realities  

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Things you might not have known were dangerous to your pet:

…and some things you did. Most people know that chocolate is bad for dogs, but did you know about garlic and onions? What about grapes and raisins? Or dryer sheets? Or liquid potpourri? Medications The most common cause of poisonings … Continue reading

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Dr Yin’s Top 10 Dog Training Tips

Dr Yin’s Top 10 Dog Training Tips Some good stuff here. I’m not completely sure #9 is practical for most people, but still… I will be handing this out to clients.

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Poisonous Plants in Oklahoma

Plant name Symptoms Fatal? Wisteria GI upset, mild to severe Privet GI upset, mild to severe Possibly Yew Depresses heart action Yes, often with no warning signs Azaleas, Laurels, Rododendron Nausea, vomiting, difficulty breathing Possibly Holly berries GI upset, severe … Continue reading

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