Monthly Archives: July 2010

Doing Our Part to Help Shelter Dogs

This week’s CITIZEN CANINE topic is CGC & Shelter Dogs. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a program that is being implemented as a way to help shelter dogs get adopted.Sadly, one of the most common reasons that dogs are … Continue reading

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How Do I Prepare My Clingy Dog for Newborns? My Dog Pees Whenever She’s Excited

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Home Alone, Con’t.

From CITIZEN CANINE Ten Tips for Leaving Your Dog Alone 1. Shaping is the key. Remember shaping, in which you start with leaving the dog for a short time and then gradually add time. The mistake that owners often make … Continue reading

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Ask the AKC Animal Behaviorist: Can I Train My Dog to Poop on Command?

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