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Integrating a New Puppy

I acquired a new puppy Monday, and I have been busy working her into my pack.  She is a female mix, about 4 months old.  I have named her Savannah.   I already have two altered males.  My aussie mix Brooks about 9, and Baxter is a shepherd mix about 6.  They are silently suffering

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Puppy Socialization

  Pet parents don’t enjoy dogs that bite, chew and mouth their hands, limbs or clothing during play and interaction. The jaws of an adult dog can cause significantly more pain than puppy teeth, and adult dogs can inadvertently cause injury while mouthing. Mouthing is often more difficult to suppress in adult dogs because adults

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Full Circle

When I was in grade school, living in Colorado Springs I discovered a book How to be Your Dog’s Best Friend, written by some monks.  It was an incredible book, and discussed the relationship between people and their dogs.  It was one of the first of many books I would read about dogs, fiction and

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