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Lynnette

Find Boo

Okay, let me first tell you–YES. Emphatically, and un-apologetically, I use the phrase “Find Boo” in training Hanani. “Boo”, for us, refers to human blood, body fluids, bone, both ancient and fresh. Not that I have any fresh bones, per say, as my serial killer friends are no […]

Pack Rank

Even though there has been much time focused on Hanani, especially with her Reform School endeavors, allow me to show you an indirect consequence of this intense training. As I have worked this daring Dutchie, pushing her beyond her limits at times, Mia wanders around and actually “helps”–if […]

Dog Chicken Jerky

Here we are again after a terribly rainy Ohio season to kick off our summer fun. With wet grassy areas come ticks, mosquitoes and lots of things that bug our pets. No fear! There is a way to solve these issues. It’s an easy to make, low cost […]

Dogs of Death

Most folks do not like to hear about death–of anyone or thing–or anything to do with death. All too often, many folks will even go out of their way to avoid or ignore the topic altogether. I get that. I understand, to a point. So when I start […]

Wisdom of the Dog

What a year, or so, it has been! And I do not say that with a positive sort of excitement. I’m sure others have had their days, or months, where you are on the brink of utter discouragement. That’s why we are mixing things up here a bit […]

Update: 2 Months/Changes

So it’s been about 2 months since we last connected. It’s been a tedious couple of months and I will address all that in up-coming posts. For now, here is a quick update: Hanani did not attend the CGC class and thus, did not get certified as planned. […]

Problems with Prong Collars

Everyone has an opinion about usually everything that is. Moreso, you will find a vast spectrum of opinions on anything related to dogs and their training. Almost unanimously folks seem to be bothered when they see a dog wearing a prong collar. Others actually use them mainly because […]

Homemade Dog Treats

So I tried my hand at homemade dog treats and found I’m pretty good at it 😉 Or, maybe it’s just that my four-legged family is much easier to please than the two-leggers! Either way, making your own dog treats is fun to do with your pups, cuts […]