Monthly Archives: November 2015

Webinar: Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Has your dog been diagnosed with canine cognitive dysfunction?  Do you want tips about living with and caring for a frail or cognitively declining dog? Join me in my webinar on canine cognitive dysfunction and dog dementia through the Pet Professional Guild … Continue reading

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Clara Says, “I Love New Stuff!”

I made the video featured in this post for the sole purpose of recording how cute Clara is when I bring something new into the house. She is thrilled with novelty. But as usual, there was more to observe. I … Continue reading

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How I Work With Deaf Dogs (Guest Post by Blanche Axton)

Blanche Axton describes her common-sense approach to training deaf dogs and why she doesn’t use vibration collars. I grew up with deaf dogs and have fostered many. While I haven’t always had a deaf dog in my home, I’ve had quite … Continue reading

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Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Ebook Available!

My ebook on canine cognitive dysfunction and dementia is now available on Amazon Kindle. 3/22/16: It is now also out in paperback. The link below will take you to both versions. Click the photo or the link below to preview and … Continue reading

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Loving the Vacuum Cleaner

  Here’s a little video I made of my dogs’ response to the vacuum cleaner. Hurray for classical conditioning! As soon as any dog comes into my home, I start pairing any potentially scary sounds of human life with great stuff. … Continue reading

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