Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Collection of Tuesday’s Pearls of Dog and Cat Behavior

Each Tuesday, a behavior-related “pearl” is posted on our Facebook page. Here is a collection of the pearls posted since August, 2011, when the page was launched. I will continue to post them here as well on each Tuesday, and … Continue reading

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Should young children have their own service dogs?

The story of a 3-year-old girl born with a debilitating lung disease,¬†neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy or NEHI, is both heartbreaking and heartwarming. Although this brave, adorable little girl and her parents have to cope with so difficult a situation, … Continue reading

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Omitting “NO” From Your Vocabulary

On New Year’s Eve I posted a list of ten resolutions for dog owners and said I’d be elaborating on some of these in future blogs. ¬†One of the resolutions was to omit the word “no” from our vocabularies as … Continue reading

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