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April 09, 2010 by Leslie in Breeder & Breeding Information

Should I Breed My Dog?

You may be wondering whether or not you should breed your dog. Here is some information. The summary is that if you want to do it right, and get healthy and happy puppies, it is very expensive and a lot of work. Many people have written several treatises on this

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April 09, 2010 by Leslie in Breeder & Breeding Information

What is a Breeder

Written by Peggy Adamson Text of a speech given before the Annual Symposium of the “National Dog Owners and Handlers Association” in Feb. 1969; and published in their newsletter. The breeder is the mainspring of the dog world. Without the breeder, there would be no dogs. Without the dogs, there

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April 09, 2010 by Leslie in Obedience Training Articles, Puppy Training, Temperament Articles, Training Articles

Leadership

Leadership – An Attitude for Behavioral Success Leadership is important in many ways, but to your dog, leadership means only one thing and that is, “who leads the pack”. Because dogs are pack animals, having a leader for the pack is paramount. When there is no leader in a pack,

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April 08, 2010 by Leslie in Obedience Training Articles, Puppy Training, Training Articles

Chewing and Biting and Nipping (Bite Inhibition)

Puppies need to bite, chew and play. It is very important to their mental health and well being. Trying to completely eliminate the behavior frustrates this natural desire. In turn, this increases problems with chewing and nipping. There are a number of ways to teach a puppy that biting, chewing

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April 08, 2010 by Leslie in In Memory

In Memory of Emily

EMILY March 30, 1998 to Dec. 26, 2010  Remembering Emily She was our best friend She was there through thick and thin She was there through happy times and sad times She was our beloved angel She was beautiful, loving, gentle, and funny She was our baby. She was very

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