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Communications with a Deaf Dog

Some people think if a dog is born deaf or goes deaf they cannot be trained. This is absolutely not true. I have worked with several deaf dogs (even a deaf and blind dog) and they are very trainable. It takes a little bit of thought and a lot of repetition but it is very […]

So, let’s talk about Service Dogs

I get many calls from people who want to train their own service dog.  Training your own Service Dogs is fine.  But there is so much more to it than just putting a vest on your dog that says “Service Dog.”  Service Dogs must meet certain training qualifications that will allow them to gain public […]


Can Dogs See Ghosts? By Alexandra Anastasio I received this article from AKC and thought was kind of fun and give us something to think about.  Personally, I believe dogs can sense a lot more about the ethereal world than we know. Did you know? While there are people who believe in the paranormal, have you ever […]

Nose Work For Fun

Hi, and a late HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Sorry you found no news letter for January. Unfortunately I was sick with pneumonia. Doing much better now. This month I would like to introduce you to Nose work. Nose work is what we call the training for search and rescue, bomb detection, drug detection, etc. Nose work […]

Why Are My Dogs (who have been fine together for years) Now Fighting?

A friend and dog trainer I have been working with lately posted some thoughts about a client she was in touch with a short while ago.  I asked her if I could use it for my newsletter and she gave me permission to do so.  I thought it may give some of you with multiple […]

Thanksgiving For Your Dog

This month most of us will be celebrating Thanksgiving.  This is the month when we gather all our family together for large dinners and football games and just appreciation of our lives together.  Many of us include our four legged family members in on the celebration.  There are a few things you may want to […]