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General tips about dog care. Helpful infographics. All those useful Pins on topics about dogs that don't fit on my other niche boards. #doglife

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Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy turned out to be just an okay reading experience for me. While some aspects of this book were helpful, it felt like the book was trying to cover too much information. Read my full book review for details. Dog Enrichment, Good New Books, What Dogs, Dog Anxiety, Silly Dogs, Dog Books, Therapy Dogs, Love Pet, New Puppy

Book Review: Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts

Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy has received a great deal of praise from dog professionals. While there was some information within this book that I found encouraging, author Zazie Todd hasn’t really revealed much new news. If you’re a responsible dog parent who researches solutions thoroughly, you may not be overly impressed with this book either.

Remember these 13 middle school teaching strategies when you’re training your dog. Like middle school students, dogs need help with impulse control, so why not use proven teaching techniques to set your dog up for training success? Therapy Dog Training, Dog Training Books, Best Dog Training, Therapy Dogs, Dog Status, Asian Dogs, Reactive Dog, Impulse Control, Dog Collar Tags

Struggling with Impulse Control with your Dog?

When out with our two dogs, the best compliment I hear from time to time is “Are you a dog trainer?” I am not, but I am dedicated to training Bernie & Lizzie. With more than 15 years experience as a middle school educator, I probably have an advantage when it comes to dog training. Need some inspiration? Remember these 13 middle school teaching strategies when you’re training your dog.

The AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Test consists of ten practical tasks to test how well a dog behaves in his community and around other dogs. Learn more about the program and specific, actionable training tips for each of the ten CGC tests. Therapy Dog Training, Dog Training Books, Therapy Dogs, Dog Training Tips, Dog Status, Dog Fails, Rottweiler Love, Positive Dog Training, Good Citizen

How to Pass the Canine Good Citizen Test — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts

The AKC’s Canine Good Citizen test consists of ten practical tasks to test how well a dog behaves in his community and around other dogs. Learn more about the program, and specific training tips for each of the ten CGC tests.

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Book Review: Canine Enrichment for the Real World — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts

If you’re a responsible dog parent trying to make the most out of the limited time you have with your dog, then this book about canine enrichment is well worth the read. You’ll find numerous practical ideas for incorporating enrichment activities into your dog’s life every day. Read our full book review.

Have Dog Behavior Problems? Learn about House Training Your Puppy In 7 Days and Dog Training Courses Alberta. Dog Training Courses, Basic Dog Training, Training Your Puppy, Training Dogs, Potty Training, Off Leash Dog Training, Training Schedule, Training Classes, Training Programs

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Seven Strategies for Maintaining Good Sleep Hygiene — McSquare Doodles Tiny Dog Breeds, Dog Breeds Little, Big Dog Toys, English Dogs, Dog Grooming Clippers, Beaded Dog Collar, Cool Dog Houses, Sleep Schedule, Best Dog Food

Seven Strategies for Maintaining Good Sleep Hygiene — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts

For most of my life, I've been a night owl productively creating and organizing well past a reasonable bed time. However, living in Arizona with two dogs, one of whom is leash reactive, means waking up early for summer walks. In July in Tucson, 101 is the average high with 74 as the low. Now 74 doesn't sound that bad, but if you truly want to exercise with your dog in that cooler range, then you're waking up at 4:30am because it really does take all night for the earth to cool off. And…

Bernie McSquare's high level of engagement with me enabled him to ignore another dog as we practiced "Accepting a Friendly Stranger" for the AKC's Canine Good Citizen test. Tackling his Labradoodle Enthusiasm has not been easy, but practice is key. Therapy Dog Training, Dog Training Books, Therapy Dogs, Dog Training Tips, Training Videos, Potty Training, Big Dogs, Dogs And Puppies, Cool Dog Houses

Tackling Doodle Enthusiasm for Meeting People — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts

Two of the most difficult tasks for our Canine Good Citizen test will be Accepting a Friendly Stranger and Sitting Politely for Petting. Bernie's enthusiasm for greeting everyone really has no limits. Matthew and I have been practicing Accepting a Friendly Stranger and Sitting Politely for Petting almost every day with Bernie, so we knew he was ready for some real world meet and greets.

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Practical Dog Training Tips for Busy People: P is for Places You Walk — McSquare Doodles | Therapy D

Change up where you go with your dog for walks. Vary their sniffs. Vary the distractions. Vary the scenery. Your dog will love exploring new places and you'll be less bored too. If you absolutely cannot vary up where you take your dog for a walk, even temporarily, at least take different routes or rest in different spots

Humarian's Probonix Daily Probiotic for Dogs makes keeping your best friend's gut healthy simple and easy. Just 8 drops a day for large dogs pounds and over) or 6 drops for small dogs (under 30 pounds). Small Dog House, Small Dogs, Large Dogs, Dog Training Treats, Best Dog Training, Dog Treats, Big Dog Toys, Dog Grooming Shop

Humarian's Probonix Passes this Dog Mom's Picky Pants Testing — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthu

Anyone who knows me, knows how particular I am about, well, everything. Ensuring that Bernie and Lizzie have the healthiest life possible is important to me. After searching for the ideal probiotic for them for almost two years, I discovered Humarian's Probonix during the BlogPaws 2018 Conference. #ad #HumarianAmbassador

Pet parents get organized. Create your own canine command center to store all of your dog supplies. Dog Grooming Shop, Pet Organization, Best Dog Toys, Best Dog Training, Therapy Dogs, Working Dogs, Dog Supplies, Dog Care, Dog Owners

Create A Canine Command Center — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts

Our condo seems to overflow with dog products. When we just had Bernie, keeping track of his accessories was somewhat manageable. But when we brought Lizzie home in May, we found ourselves misplacing leashes, leads, treats, and toys. The chaos was not working for my OCD or Matthew's, so I started eyeballing our coat closet.

Dog Obedience Training Practical Dog Training Tips for Busy People - X is for eXperts. Finding a dog obedience trainer who works well with you and your dog is crucial for success with dog training. Read why at McSquare Doodles! Therapy Dog Training, Brain Training, Dog Training Tips, Potty Training, Training Quotes, Training Schedule, Toilet Training, Dog Minding, Easiest Dogs To Train

Practical Dog Training Tips for Busy People: X is for eXperts — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthu

I'm cheating with my letter X. I know, but working with qualified and knowledgeable dog experts is incredibly important for you and your dog. While you'll want to find a veterinarian, groomer, pet sitter, and maybe even a dog walker who work best with your pack, you don't want to overlook the importance of a professional obedience trainer.

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Canine Functional Strengthening Exercises: The What, Why and How

Canine Functional Strengthening Exercises: Have you ever heard the term “functional strengthening exercises” and wondered what it means?

If you want to gauge whether or not your therapy dog in training will respond on cue, then exploring a variety of settings is a valuable use of your time. This practice will also offer you different opportunities to work on distinct skills to help your do Therapy Dog Training, Therapy Dogs, Dog Training Tips, Training Schedule, Potty Training, Pet Care Tips, Dog Care, Dog Minding, Good Citizen

Practicing 5 Key Canine Good Citizen Skills in Every Day Destinations — McSquare Doodles | Therapy D

If you're training your dog to be a therapy dog, you may be feeling overwhelmed at the number of skills you and your dog must master. Visiting a variety of places is important. Each destination holds new sniffs and distractions for your dog. If you want to gauge whether or not your dog will respond on cue, then exploring a variety of settings is a valuable use of your time. This practice will also offer you different opportunities to work on distinct skills to help your dog become a…

Dog Training Early Morning Training: Trying the Behavioral Down Protocol from Mark McCabe with Training Between the Ears. This fairly simple relaxation protocol allows me to get caught up on a few tasks while training our dog at the same time. Therapy Dog Training, Dog Training Classes, Therapy Dogs, Dog Training Tips, Puppy Training Schedule, Dog Hacks, Dog Behavior, Early Morning, Best Dogs

Early Morning Training: Trying the Behavioral Down Protocol — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusi

Wondering how to calm an anxious dog? We decided to try the behavioral down protocol to help our dogs learn to relax on a whole new level. My first attempts with this dog training exercise proved that I had much to learn.

Working on basic obedience skills with increased distance, duration, and distractions is always engaging with the variety of activities provided during Park Obedience Class Therapy Dog Training, Training Your Puppy, Training Classes, Therapy Dogs, Dog Training Tips, Potty Training, Dog Minding, Easiest Dogs To Train, Dog Behavior

Park Obedience Class Strengthens My Bond with Lizzie — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts

Are you looking for a flexible dog obedience training class that fits your busy lifestyle? After Lizzie graduated from Puppy Obedience Class, I needed just that! Ruff House Dog Training & Behavior Modification offers a drop-in Dog Obedience Park Class, which is a perfect way for me and my favorite girl to spend an afternoon.

A year of spending time with your dog is a year well spent. Enjoy these 52 dog-friendly activities with your best furry friend. Cute Dog Toys, Cute Dogs, Dog Friendly Holidays, Animal Antics, Dog Activities, Dog Years, Dog Travel, Dog Friends, Dog Mom

Year Of The Dog: 52 Weeks Of Dog-Friendly Activities - Boogie the Pug

A year of spending time with your dog is a year well spent. Enjoy these 52 dog-friendly activities with your best furry friend.