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For the Love of Dog: Recallers Video Contest 2022 Winners

Recallers 2022 Video Contest Winners Today we officially announce our winners from our 2022 Recallers video contest. We appreciate everyone who made the tough decisions to narrow your vote down to bring us to our winners announcement. In our eyes, everyone is a winner. There [...]

2022-11-01T03:26:57-04:00October 20th, 2022|5 Comments

For the Love of Dog: Recallers Video Contest 2022 Grand Finale

Recallers 2022 Video Contest Grand Finale Welcome to the Grand Finale of our 2022 Recallers video celebration. The top two video stories in each of the three rounds are meeting here so you can decide the top three winners! Thank you for being here to [...]

2022-11-01T03:32:53-04:00October 20th, 2022|13 Comments

For the Love of Dog: Recallers Video Contest 2022 Round Three

Recallers 2022 Video Contest Round Three We’re at Round Three of our Recallers 2022 video contest, with five stories showing the possibilities of dog training done differently. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to vote and support the dog lovers who have [...]

2022-11-01T03:36:03-04:00October 20th, 2022|3 Comments

For the Love of Dog: Recallers Video Contest 2022 Round Two

Recallers 2022 Video Contest Round Two If you have just joined us, today is the second round of our Recallers contest, where we celebrate a love of dogs and the people who decided to believe in the possibilities of dog training differently. People who wanted [...]

2022-11-01T03:35:24-04:00October 20th, 2022|3 Comments

For the Love of Dog: Recallers Video Contest 2022 Round One

Recallers 2022 Video Contest Round One Our favourite time of the year is when we celebrate dogs and the people who love them. And if you are here, I know you love dogs as much as we do!  You can view short video stories in [...]

2022-11-01T03:39:25-04:00October 19th, 2022|1 Comment

Encore’s 17th Birthday and Why Every Day is a Celebration

On Sunday, February 7th, my dog Encore turned 17. We celebrated with cake! We’ve been celebrating every day for nine years as she has had many bonus birthdays. You see, in 2012, she suffered a traumatic brain injury, and we did not know if she [...]

2021-02-11T19:19:50-04:00February 11th, 2021|35 Comments

Tater’s New Nose (Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome Surgery)

It’s a new year, and Tater’s starting it with a new nose. For everyone who knows our rescue dog Tater, you will know that he is brachycephalic, which is the term for “shortened head”. You can see Tater's head shape clearly in the photo below. [...]

2021-01-14T19:13:10-04:00January 14th, 2021|32 Comments

This! One is About Conditioning the Dremel for Puppy Nails

Last week I shared videos of conditioning my puppy This! to having her nails clipped. There were quite a few questions about what was on the lick mat and if I would be using a Dremel as well, so I've made another video for you. [...]

2021-08-15T01:02:41-04:00November 12th, 2020|26 Comments

Proactive Conditioning for Dog Nail Trimming Success

I have a new puppy, and she and I have started having fun with the many things that will set her up for life success, and that includes nail trimming. I've got videos for you, showing proactive conditioning for trims with This! as I am very intentional to create success. With a lick mat and a spoon, and then a progression to clippers, we've started cutting her nails.

2021-08-15T01:09:37-04:00November 5th, 2020|8 Comments

How to Use the Distraction Intensity Index to Help Your Dog

Distractions! It’s a big topic, and questions about distractions are frequent. I’ve blogged about this before, and today I’m sharing a formula that will help you strategically work through whatever is a distraction for your dog. I call the formula the “Distraction Intensity Index” and [...]

2020-09-10T18:07:53-04:00September 10th, 2020|24 Comments
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