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61 – Boundary training for dogs

61 – Boundary training for dogs

Pet podcast #61 features an interview with dog trainer Elizabeth Simpson of Tenderfoot Training and we talk about boundary training for dogs for about 30 minutes. What is boundary training? Most mammals have a sense of personal space and when …

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60 – Separation anxiety in dogs – Interview with Tenderfoot Training

Pet podcast #60 features an interview with dog trainer Doug Simpson of Tenderfoot Training and we talk about separation anxiety in dogs for 35 minutes. Doug shares tons of great information on separation anxiety including proactive approaches for avoiding separation …

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59 – Interview with Cesar Millan on Pets.ca

Pet podcast #59 features an interview with Cesar Millan who is a dog behaviourist and host of the TV show The Dog Whisperer. Cesar was in Montreal promoting his upcoming Canadian tour -  Trust Your Instincts. In the interview Cesar …

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Old Dogs and New Tricks

Old Dogs and New Tricks

So often people say “My dog is just terrible about …(fill in the blank), but gosh, he must be seven years old already, I am sure its too late to train him now”  We chime right in with “Absolutely NOT!, …

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Are you your Dog’s Waiter?

Are you your Dog’s Waiter?

Eating and Nutrition - Creating a healthy eater

Wonder what dogs think about? Food! In nature, dogs would need to be hunting or scavenging for a major part of each day. If they were blessed enough to get a full …

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Seasonal Allergies in Cats and Dogs

Spring has sprung across our great land.  Sunny skies, tulips and crocuses…and itchy ears.  Or itchy bellies.  Or itchy paws.  Dogs and cats can develop hay fever or seasonal allergies just like ourselves.  Unlike people, who are prone to runny …

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Ottawa Humane Society Warns of Dangers of Leaving Dogs in Cars

OTTAWA, Ont. (25, May 2012) – Leaving a dog in a car even for a few minutes on a hot day could be fatal. Last year, the Ottawa Humane Society (OHS) received more than 250 calls about dogs left in …

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Heart Worm Disease – What You Need to Know

Yes, heartworm disease in Canada is real.  Yes, heartworm disease can kill your dog.  Yes, cats can develop heartworm disease too.  No, not all dogs and cats in Canada are at risk.  Let’s talk about heartworm disease and how you …

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Treats for Training your Dog

Treats for Training your Dog

Dog training is an important part of dog ownership and when done properly, it sets the stage for a fabulous relationship between you and your dog. Dogs learn that when they perform certain tasks or AVOID certain behaviors, they get …

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Correcting Jumping Dogs

Correcting Jumping Dogs

Has this ever happened to you, you go to a friend’s house and their dog is so excited to see you that it jumps all over you? Maybe the dog scratched you in the chest or face as well. Maybe …

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