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How to Build a Retriever

How many times have you wished you could exercise your dog without pounding the pavement on yet another trudge past the same old light poles? Teach your dog to retrieve and you have instant, interactive playtime. My bully mix, Mac, … Continue reading

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How I met my ‘Mac’- more stories from 20 years of dog training

My lovely shepherd mix, ‘Bella’, had left us over six months earlier at the age of eight. Her illness progressed and we had to say good-bye. The hefty emotional toll numbed us for some time, but gradually I got the … Continue reading

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Mr. Freeze, rescued…pigeon??

The Big Snow had started, but my training school was toasty warm, thanks to the ancient stand-up furnace hulking in the corner, nicknamed The Beast. Over eight inches of snow fell throughout the day. Overly-stimulated meteorologists gleefully predicted up to … Continue reading

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Hurricane Katrina Pet Rescue 5 years ago

At midnight in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 900 exhausted dogs, cats, horses and the occasional goat and pig slept close together in their outdoor shelters. The quiet was erie, interrupted only by a whimper or sigh from one of the 700 dogs … Continue reading

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