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Acme K9 Services: Bruce, I miss you so....

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Recently one of the dogs that I worked with was lost. He was "put down" as a matter of the politics of animals and in the end it does not matter who was wrong; it only matters that someone was. ...

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National Dog Day

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It's National Dog Day! You knew there had to be one. Well, today, August 26th, is it and it is set aside to note our celebration of dogs. It is a way for us to recognize all the things we ...

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Acme K9 Services: Teaching Your Dog to Be Quite!

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Andy S. contacted us with the following question recently. “Hey Dogslife I am sure you are a good dog and don’t bark all the time but my dog Sally does! Is there anything I can do to put a stop ...

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Acme K9 Services: Dogs & Cars

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Well, here we are; the first complete day of summer. What a great time of year. Today's blog is kind of like those news stories that you can count on every year. When the 4th of July comes there is ...

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My Dog Rolls in Stinky Stuff. What's Up With That?!

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One of the great mysteries of the universe is why dogs roll in the stinkiest stuff in the known world. The short answer is that we do not know. That being said, there are a few different theories regarding this ...

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The Truth about the Dogs You See In Pet Stores

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Sometimes people are determined to have a pure-bread dog and there is nothing wrong with this. However, please do not buy one at a pet shop. They will tell you what you want to hear but the truth is that ...

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ACME K9 Services: Tell your trainer the truth!

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The other day I wrote about a close call I had with a dog I am working with. I am still losing sleep over that dog. I will probably think about him for the rest of my life. No trainer ...

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Acme K9 Services: It's not always like on t.v.

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When we watch dog trainers on television we often think, "Oh what a great job! They must be living the dream." Well, for the most part that would be correct. No one can, or would, stay in this line of ...

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Acme K9 Services: Helping Out Local Animal Shelters

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Be Kind to Animals Week continues. Here are some things you might do to help your animal friends. Animal shelters all over the country are, and sad to say almost always, at full capacity. Most are running on a limited ...

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Acme K9 Services: Be Kind To Animals Week, May 2-8

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I usually try to limit myself to one blog posting per week. Otherwise, I am afraid that I will spend all of my time writing blogs when I should be out training dogs. (Wow, and it rhymes too!) However, tomorrow ...

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Give Your Dog a Break

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There are a few things dog trainers hear more than others: “He knows better” “She’s being stubborn” “How do I get my dog to stop (digging, barking, etc.)? “What is the best way to punish my dog?” Very rarely is ...

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Acme K9 Services: Part of what dog training is all about.

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The other day I worked with one of my favorite dogs in the whole world, Bobbi the pit. In order to understand the background I have with Bobbi you can read a blog about her story on: http://www.deltasociety.org/Page.aspx?pid=508. Anyway, suffice ...

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