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Dog Days at Sox Game: Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Devon, a Doberman owned by Bill Rock (a first time dog trainer) and Carole Moen, is working hard to promote the Canine Good Citizen program. He started his training with CGC, then went on to CGCA (advanced CGC), and after … Continue reading

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RIVERBEND: A PLACE TO HEAL WITH HANDS AND PAWS

RIVERBEND: A PLACE TO HEAL WITH HANDS AND PAWS By Shelly Leary, Guest Author Most of us know that dogs and people are a natural match. Not all people like dogs, and not all dogs like people, but for the … Continue reading

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Riding in the Car: An AKC Urban CGC Skill

AKC’s Urban Dog program teaches the skills a dog needs to live safely in a city — no matter how big or small. One of Urban Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test items involves the dog riding safely in a car. … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Late for Training…Dogs or People

In February, 2014, a beautiful red Doberman Pinscher named Devon came to live with Carole Moen and her husband, Bill Rock. Things haven’t been the same since. Devon was 4-years old when he went to live with Carole and Bill. … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Spring Cleaning

Springtime is here! Even though you may live in a place where you still have some melting snow, it’s time to clean up your property. My top two tips for outdoor Spring cleaning follow. Maintain your property Start this Spring … Continue reading

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Quincy Kennel Club (IL) Gives CGC Test to Vets & Service Dogs

The Quincy Kennel Club in Quincy, IL conducted a CGC test with veterans and their service dogs. Here’s the story: http://www.whig.com/article/20160228/ARTICLE/302289948?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_Quincy_Herald-Whig    

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From AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy to Diabetic Alert Dog

Today’s guest writer is Michael Burkey of Michigan Dog Training. Click here to read about a STAR pup that is on the way to becoming a service dog. Future Service Dog becomes a S.T.A.R. Puppy

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