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Matters of the Canine Kind
Matters of the Canine Kind shared American College of Veterinary Behaviorists's post.Thursday, December 13th, 2018 at 12:02pm
Could your dog have dementia? Evidence points to the fact that they have some of the same physical changes as those who develop Alzheimer's disease.
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Matters of the Canine Kind shared Yahoo News's video.Thursday, December 13th, 2018 at 11:11am
FRAP-ping!
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Known as 'the zoomies,' this is why your dog will suddenly get a large burst of energy... (via In The Know Innovation)
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Matters of the Canine Kind shared American College of Veterinary Behaviorists's post.Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 12:21am
“In the words of Dr. Susan Friedman, ‘The single most important thing I have learned over 40 years studying learning and behavior is the benefit of giving animals control over their own significant life events. Although it may seem counterintuitive given our cultural fog, research demonstrates that control over consequences is a primary reinforcer, meaning it’s essential to survival like food, water and shelter.’”
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Matters of the Canine KindTuesday, December 11th, 2018 at 10:52am
Santa is coming—here’s how to choose a chew for your canine “kid”!
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Matters of the Canine Kind shared Family Dog Training, LLC's post.Monday, December 10th, 2018 at 10:13pm
Here's a helpful video demonstrating how to train a puppy to tolerate eye drops calmly!
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Family Dog Training, LLC
14 week old Cooper has an eye infection and needs drops. I pre-trained a stationing behavior (chin rest in my lap), and here I am applying the eye drops without having to restrain the dog and with the dog actively participating.
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Matters of the Canine Kind shared Canine Correspondence's post.Monday, December 10th, 2018 at 10:28am
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Karen is helping us understand and work through our puppy’s anxiety and resource guarding. She possesses a calm confidence and vast knowledge about all things canine and gave us hope that our puppy can become a calm and happy adult. We highly recommend Karen to anyone who has a dog, no matter what age or stage of life. H.O., Lakewood, WA

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