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A 3rd way to control this kind of aggression is with the long down

A 3rd way to control this kind of aggression is with the Long Down. We cannot emphasise enough the significance of this exercise. It is a benign exercise and creates quite obviously who’s in control in a nonpunitive way. For dogs that express any sort of assertive behavior, return to this exercise and do a […]

The boykin spaniel is a dog that is considered to be a truly american breed developed in south carolina, using stock from such breeds as the chesapeake bay retriever, the springer spaniel, the cocker spaniel and the american water spaniel

The Boykin Spaniel is a dog that is considered to be a truly American breed developed in South Carolina, using stock from such breeds as the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, the Springer Spaniel, the Cocker Spaniel and the American Water Spaniel. The breed is indeed an “american invention” bred for a strange but specific purpose in […]

Our first pet was a cat

Our first pet was a cat. As newlyweds, John and I were cat people more by convenience than by choice. We were busy and cats don’t have to be walked. We were spontaneous and cats can be left alone for hours. We were poor and cats are cheaper to feed. We didn’t take on the […]

There are quite a few rules for you puppy to learn before he is properly trained

There are quite a few rules for you puppy to learn before he is properly trained. Here are some of the important ones. The new Puppy Never give a puppy the run of the house. If you don’t have a play pen or a wire cage, keep the puppy in the bathroom or kitchen with […]

Most parrots are not seriously taught to talk – they merely pick up odd words and scraps of conversation they happen to overhear

Most parrots are not seriously taught to talk – they merely pick up odd words and scraps of conversation they happen to overhear. A few phrases such as “Good morning, Polly” or “Hullo, Polly!” may be clearly enunciated for the simple reason that they were, when said, actually addressed to the bird itself. I am […]