Monthly Archives: November 2011

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Dos and Don’ts for Keeping Your Dog Safe this Winter

Today is already the last day in November, and as winter approaches and temperatures drop, responsible owners need to take special precautions to keep their dogs warm and safe. Here are some tips for having a safe winter season with … Continue reading

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Black Dog Club: Seattle Humane Society

Hooray for the Seattle Humane Society’s Black Dog Club!  The group of owners and dogs in this photo all passed the Canine Good Citizen Test. In shelters, mid to large size black dogs are often the very last to get … Continue reading

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Will Work for Food…Or Not

Last weekend we were at AKC Meet the Breeds in New York City and we worked with several owners who wanted to teach their dogs down or sit on command. In a few cases, the owner would attempt to use … Continue reading

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Being Thankful

We as dog owners are thankful for our four-legged friends every day, but around the holidays it’s nice to really think about all the wonderful things we are grateful for. Citizen Canine blog readers, what about your dog are you thankful for?  Is … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips for your Dog

Time has flown by and it’s almost Thanksgiving already!  Since the holiday feast is rapidly approaching, here are some tips to remember for keeping your dog safe and healthy during your Turkey Day festivities. Never give turkey bones to your … Continue reading

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Fun Photo of the Day

AKC Meet the Breeds was a blast this weekend!  Stay tuned for pictures from the event. In the meantime, enjoy this adorable photo of Golden Retrievers Nigel, Reznor, and Malcom.  Thank you to Terrie and Garth Gregson for submitting their … Continue reading

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CGC at AKC Meet the Breeds this Weekend!

I’m in New York City this weekend for the 3rd Annual AKC Meet the Breeds event at the Jacob Javits Center! I’ll be there answering people’s questions about training and behavior, and demonstrating different parts of the Canine Good Citizen … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Breed for You

This weekend, we’ll be at Meet the Breeds in New York. At this wonderful annual event, people come to the Javits Center to learn about different breeds. Here are some of the questions we ask if they are considering adding … Continue reading

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Cute Photo of the Day

Thanks to Marleina Storey for submitting this adorable photo of her Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Kirra, to the casting call!

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What Does Your Dog Chew?

For some reason, last week was the week for calls and emails about puppies.  More than one owner described her puppy’s chewing as “a behavior problem.” Puppies need to chew; it is developmental and similar to teething in human babies. … Continue reading

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