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Training My Weimaraner – 2021 Training Update!

Hello! Here’s a little update on training my weimaraner, Remy! He will turn 5 years old in February! I like to write these training updates to document our progress over the years. I also think it’s helpful to remind other dog owners that training is ongoing. You’re never really done. In the comments below, please …

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What I’ll Do Differently With Our Next Dog

The greatest thing that Baxter taught me was that I’m a dog person. I always knew he wasn’t going to be my one-and-only dog. During this time between dogs, I’m taking some time to think and plan for the next addition to our family (in addition to being a dog person, I’m an organized, analytical, …

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Why I Use a Head Collar for Dogs – Halti or Gentle Leader

Hi, I’m Barbara! I’m a professional dog walker and I love using a head collar for dogs! I was first introduced to head collars in 2012 and have been using them DAILY ever since, both on my own dogs as well as on my client dogs. They’ve been a total game changer for me as …

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Are Small Dogs Harder to Train than Big Dogs?

Are small dogs harder to train than big dogs? I’m a professional dog walker and pet sitter with 8+ years of experience in the pet service industry. As such, I’m surrounded by dogs of different breeds and sizes on an almost daily basis. From Chihuahuas to mastiffs, I’ve seen them all! One thing that has …

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