K9 Coach – In the Dog House

GILLIAN RIDGEWAY Well, it’s a given.  Whether you are moving into a new home, or staying put, the home-decorating craze seems to have no end in sight. Every winter it seems we all add a home project.  Home renovations are the way that the country is spending its time, and money and it has become …

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K9 Coach – JUMP!

GILLIAN RIDGEWAY It has been said many times, but it bears repeating.  The more a behavior is rewarded, the more likely it is to occur and on the flip side, the more a behavior is ignored, the more likely it is to become extinct. Never is that theory tested more than in the ongoing issues …

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K9 Coach – Indoor Fun

GILLIAN RIDGEWAY Have you noticed that your dog seems to be more unruly than ever?  It is common to see him pacing the hallway, counter surfing and dropping toys at your feet?  This is a common time of year that has people picking up the phone to make that inevitable call to their trainer.  It …

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K9 Coach – Downward Dog

GILLIAN RIDGEWAY Our dogs are geniuses.  The simple fact that they can read our minds is a gift in itself.  In fact, how many of us could hear the same word over and over again and decipher that it means all different actions.  Yes…we are talking about the word “down”. How often do you hear …

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