Wanna Get to Second Base? Go Slow and Steady, Babe.

 I’m in no hurry: the sun and the moon aren’t, either. Nobody goes faster than the legs they have.  If where I want to go is far away, I’m not there in an instant. ― The Collected Poems of Alberto Caeiro Are you a patient person?  Do you take your time with things? Do you want more …

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Want to Be a Dog Whisperer? Try THIS.

It's not very often that I come across an article or post from other dog trainer that makes me yell, YES! PERFECTION! THANK YOU!!  I found one today. I am taking the time to sit down and share this with you because it is one of the most powerful and effective ways to listen and communicate …

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Clicking with Cats!

Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in. ― Isaac Asimov Who says you can't train cats?? ... A lot of people. Most people I meet (even my cat and dog clients) believe you can't train cats to do a darn thang. …

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The Doggie Downside and Upside to Snow Days

I don't know what the weather is like where you are in the world, but it's been snowing nonstop for hours where we are, just outside our nation's capital.  They're expecting up to 36 inches before the weekend is over.  That's not a lot to most northerners, but it can be a lot for southern …

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Promises Fulfilled

I feel keeping a promise to yourself is a direct reflection of the love you have for yourself. I used to make promises to myself and find them easy to break. Today, I love myself enough to not only make a promise to myself, but I love myself enough to keep that promise ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the …

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From Cat-Nappings to Trusted Travels!

How to Transform Trips to the Vet from Cat-Nappings to Trusted Travels!

Why Training Is Essential

Training is not a luxury, but a key component to good animal care. There are many reasons people choose to train an animal.  Some people train animals to avoid being bitten, attacked, or crushed by them.  Some people train animals to avoid being their next meal.  Some people train animals to make their lives easier …

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Try Giving Instead of Taking

There is a very common myth that taking an animal’s food or toys away while they are enjoying them, will teach the animal to allow anyone to come up and take things from them.  This “technique” at best, is usually viewed as an annoyance to the animal, but at worst it can trigger or create …

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