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Good Human! Dog Training Is About Teaching Owners, Expert Says
NBC4 Washington
When it comes to training canines, one South Florida-based dog trainer says it's less about teaching the dog and more about focusing on the pet parent. Holly Blakney is a trainer at Dog Training Academy of South Florida, which offers obedience, agility ...

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Dogs Training To Detect Early Stage Cancer
News On 6
Man's best friend - they can track down the bad guys and sniff out bombs and drugs. Now, trainers have found they're tracking something else, cancer, and scientists want to know how they do it. At the Good Canine Academy just outside of Fort Worth ...

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Top 10 Best Dog Training Treats 2017
As we briefly touched on in our dog training collars post, there are two broad primary categories when it comes to training dogs: aversion training and positive reinforcement. Obviously, given the many activities you can do to form a bond with your dog ...

Birthdays, babies and a program on dog training fills August
West Plains Daily Quill
My son Marlyn Pitcock has his birthday on Aug. 21, and he will be 75. His birthday comes this year during the total eclipse. I watch a program on TV that rehabilitates people and trains dogs. That is interesting to me. I enjoy that program on Saturday ...

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How to avoid abusive dog trainers
When queried what the trainer worked on, the only information they could recall was that the man claimed he was a former police and military dog trainer and that during the session he grabbed their pup by the neck, squeezed hard and made it yelp loudly.

Trade Names: Follow Me Dog Training business helps 'the dog become a better member of the family'
Renée Lamoureux, pictured with her client's dog Spencer, started her Henrico County-based business in 2007. Since then, it has increased from serving an average of 45 clients a year to 100 clients a year, she said. DANIEL SANGJIB MIN/Times-Dispatch.

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (subscription)

Respected island dog trainer competes in World Sheepdog Trials
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (subscription)
McClure has been training dogs in obedience, agility and herding for more than 20 years. She competed in some of Vashon's first sheepdog trials in the early 2000s and is a regular on the national sheepdog trials stage, but before this year, she had ...


'Rescue Dog to Super Dog' Trainers on Bonding Service Dogs and ...
Animal Planet's mission is to present projects of passion, and they are delivering upon that promise with their new series “Rescue Dog to Super Dog.” The show ...
Animal Planet series praises what it means to be living a dog's life ...The Lawton Constitution

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NBC Chicago

Prison Dog Training Programs Rehabilitate Canines and Cons ...
NBC Chicago
The Richard Donovan Correctional Facility and Tender Loving Canine Assistance Dogs are teaming up to transform lives. As NBC 7's Todd Strain shows us, the ...

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News & Observer

How to get your dog in shape for start of dove hunting season
News & Observer
Bowater was working his dog on the training grounds of Jerry Simmons. Simmons is 69-year-old professional dog trainer who lives in Castle Hayne and specializes in hunting retrievers and pointers. “The key to a hot weather workout is water,” Simmons said.

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