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  • Common Bad Dog Behaviors

    Common Bad Dog Behaviors

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    May 7, 2010 — If you've obedience trained your dog, you have a pooch who is a good listener and a savvy learner. But some dog problems and behaviors cannot be solved with the basic commands such as "Sit!" and "Come!" And a dog who follows every command during a...

  • Socializing Older Dogs and Adult Dogs

    Socializing Older Dogs and Adult Dogs

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    May 7, 2010 — Dogs in the wild grow up in packs and they are socialized almost from birth. A dog becomes socialized by interacting with other canines and learning their verbal cues and body language. The boundaries in the pack are very clear and each pup learns to...

  • How to Give a Dog a Bath

    How to Give a Dog a Bath

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    May 7, 2010 — "A dog's idea of personal grooming is to roll on a dead fish." - James Gorman Some dogs, such as the Basenji, are fastidious, almost like cats in their grooming rituals. Most dogs prefer to ignore their growing stench and, in fact, are quite proud...

  • Basic Dog Commands and How to Teach Them

    Basic Dog Commands and How to Teach Them

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    May 7, 2010 — You can own a dog and not train him but you'll be sorry down the line. Besides giving you a well-mannered, secure dog, obedience training has many benefits. For one, it increases the bond between dog and human. It also helps you understand your dog...

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