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The Truth About Canine Aggression

Michael Baugh CPDT-KSA, CDBC “Your dog isn’t dominant; he’s frightened.”  I say that to clients who have dogs with aggressive behavior more often than you might think.  People are surprised, and many are relieved.  The dog isn’t being mean to … Continue reading

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Safe Departures for Separation Anxiety

(from All Things Dog Blog – Ask the Dog Trainer) Dear Trainer: We adopted our 10 year old Bichon 3 years ago, when his elderly owner became disabled. He settled in with us just fine immediately and became very attached … Continue reading

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Training Your Adopted Dog

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC HOUSTON – Training a dog from a shelter or rescue group isn’t all that different than training any other dog. What might be different is the individual dog’s learning history and life experience. Keep in mind, … Continue reading

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Calming Shelter Dogs

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC Sometimes the best thing you can do for a shelter dog’s emotional well being is nothing at all. But, please don’t misunderstand. “Nothing” in this case doesn’t mean neglect. If fact, this kind of “doing nothing” … Continue reading

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Weekends at BARC

Micahel Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC Animal shelters can be hard places for dogs and for people too. Most of us choose not to go. They are places of heartbreak. We don’t want to see them. The faces tell stories of life … Continue reading

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Dog-less

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC I promised myself I’d never buy a dog again and I intend to keep that promise. I wonder if you’ll join me in that commitment. There are lots good reasons that have nothing at all to … Continue reading

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Stewie, A Small Tribute

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC Looks aren’t everything, but they count.  And, for the record, size does matter. Stewie is cute, and Stewie is small.  If he were a beast of lesser aesthetic value or greater mass, he’d be in trouble, … Continue reading

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