Boss Cats

Categories: Behavior & Training
We have a boss cat. Do you? Not clear on the concept? Here are some key questions to consider: Does everyone in your household adjust their routine for the cat? Can your cat stop your dog in his tracks with a glance? Are your neighbors’ cat-focused dogs afraid of your cat? Do your friends who …

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Strange and Wonderful Things to Do with Dogs – Sport Version Dock Diving

Categories: Behavior & Training
I am the beneficiary of a rather excellent childhood. My family lived directly across the street from my grandparent’s dairy farm. I shared my days with cows, horses, cats, dogs, pigs and even the occasional goat. No chickens though. My grandmother didn’t think they were “clean” animals. Although she never showed much concern when the …

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Labrador Tales continued…

Categories: Behavior & Training
CHAPTER 4:  SHASTA, THERAPY DOG When the Flagstaff breeder brought out the litter of puppies, one of them ran right up to Vicki and Don.  “He was so sweet and gentle,” said Vicki.  “We knew he was the one for you.”  And so they brought him home to Sedona, where they were living at the …

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Penny and Georgie and Me

Categories: Behavior & Training
I have never had a cat of my own – a failure that I lament today.   People say it’s not too late, but it is unrealistic for me to adopt a cat now because my two dogs would never tolerate such a sin.  Cats and birds, especially turkey buzzards, are their unforgivable enemies.  They …

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