Monthly Archives: May 2012

Is There Such a Thing As a Safe Game of Fetch?

Dogs playing fetch falls into one of those “stop holding your breath and just relax” categories of dog ownership for me.  Every time I saw a game of fetch I heard a mantra in my head similar to the one … Continue reading

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Underlying Motivation

As I’ve said in one of my previous posts, one of the questions that I am often asked is,  “how do you pick a performance puppy?”  It came up again last night.  This time I decided to take a more … Continue reading

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Apples and Oranges

Ever since my then 4½-year-old standard poodle became a member of my family I have been fascinated with the breed.  Her initial gazelle-like romps beguiled the clinical observer in me, having only been owned by a golden retriever, siberian husky, … Continue reading

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