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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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Historic FUN Obedience Event at Westminster

Never say never. That’s what I learned this week at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. The nationally recognized Westminster show takes place every February in New York City. For nearly a week, dog people from across the country descend upon … Continue reading

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