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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny It’s a Dog’s Life — Lived to the Fullest
By Dorice StancherTime flies, and the years pass so quickly, especially in dog years. Is there any one of us who hasn’t let out a sigh upon realizing that their dog is no longer a puppy, and fast advancing into adulthood and finally the “golden years”? Whether you are a breeder, competitor, or pet owner, […] | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Seven Facts About Owning a Giant Schnauzer
You know those sweet, obedient, adaptable little Miniature Schnauzers? The Giant Schnauzer is not exactly the same. Rather, he’s a large, strong dog with a natural guarding and territorial instinct. Which isn’t to say that Giants Schnauzers don’t make excellent canine companions, they do. But there are just a few things you should know about […] | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: News The Super Collies Head to ‘America’s Got Talent’ Finals
Sara Carson and her dog, Hero, have taken America by storm. The pair performed a "dogwatch" routine on Sept 5. and the next day found out that they were advancing to the finals of 'America's Got Talent.' In their routine, Sara and Hero played volleyball, Hero skateboarded, and even performed "doggie CPR." The performance was […] | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Basic Training A Mentally Stimulated Dog Is a Happy Dog
You’ve probably heard the saying "a tired dog is a happy dog." I agree. But that statement doesn’t quite represent the full picture. A mentally stimulated dog is a happy dog. You go for long walks, you play fetch, and your dog is still full of energy. You don't know what to do. You've tried […] | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 10 Things Only A Shetland Sheepdog Owner Would Understand
If you happen to have a Sheltie for a family member, you know these ten things to be true... 1. They are famous for their Sheltie smile.   2. They are so smart. They are always learning new tricks and trying to outsmart you (and sometimes they succeed).   3. They are the best watchdogs. […] | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Ten Tips for Catching Your Dog on Camera
Is your dog ready to go viral? Help show him off to the world—either in a YouTube video or a photo contest—with these photography tips.  1. Train your dog. Everyone has seen those great videos of Border Collies herding, catching Frisbees, and doing tricks like dancing, drawing, and loading laundry in the dryer. Amazing tricks are […] | January 1, 2009
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Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Help! My Dog Won’t Stop Barking While Home Alone
A common problem but an annoying one: Your dog is well-behaved when you're home, but as soon as you leave, he can't seem to keep his mouth shut. It's driving your neighbors nuts. Instead of being ousted from the neighborhood, try these tricks, courtesy of Mary Burch, Ph.D., AKC's Canine Good Citizen and S.T.A.R. Puppy Director, Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist. […] | January 1, 2009
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Expert Advice: Basic Training 3 New Tricks to Teach Your Dog in the New Year
Don't believe what they say. You can teach old (and young) dogs new tricks, and what better time than the beginning of a new year to get started? Here are three easy ones to tackle in 2016. 1. Sit Up or Sit Pretty" How It's Done: This trick requires the dog to balance in a […] | January 1, 2009
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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Retired Sergeant and his Malinois K-9 Reunite After Years Apart
In one of the year’s great dog tales, a hero K-9 team who saved lives in Iraq and Afghanistan are reunited in civilian life—after a separation of nearly three years. In June, U.S. Army veteran Staff Sergeant James Harrington, of Mandeville, Louisiana, took possession of retired K-9 Sergeant 1st Class Ryky, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois. […] | January 1, 2009

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