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Free DIY toy that is sure to keep your dog happy!
Free DIY toy with easy find materials that is sure to keep your dog occupied!
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How Do I Gradually Reduce (aka Fading) The Use of Training Tools? 
Once your dog has been trained to do a specific behaviour, any training tool you use needs to be gradually...
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No Sew DIY Dog Tug and Chew Toy "Octopus"
Learn how to make a DIY free no sew tug and chew toy for your dog.
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Custome Service Dog Harness
Rigid Harnesses put more Stress on a Dog's body than Flexible Harnesses
While the study was done specifically for seeing eye dogs, the finding applies to handlers with mobility/brace...
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Keep Your Service Dog Hydrated on a Hot Day Without Water!
As the temperature rises, it’s important to keep our service dogs hydrated and healthy. Dogs are...
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Custome Service Dog Harness
Choosing a Harness for Pulling and Bracing
Here are some questions to ask yourself before you start training a dog to pull you in a harness or brace...
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Environmental Enrichment Ideas for Service Dog Breeders and Young Puppies Recently Removed from their Litter
Both while still at the breeder and after they have been taken to their new homes, puppies need enrichment...
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over the shoulder hands free leash for service dogs
Is a Hands-free Leash The Right Tool for You and Your Service Dog?
Some service dog handler’s prefer to use a leash they don’t have to hold in their hands. Some benefits...
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retractible leash on beach
Considerations When Using Flexible/Retractible Leashes
Thoughtful use of a retractible leash is required to keep your service dog safe, healthy and trauma free....
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Wearing Harnesses Not Collars
for Service Dogs
Learn why there has been a push to use flat body harnesses in training loose leash walking. [Includes...
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sample high value treats for service dog training
I Can't Use Food for Training My Dog!
“I Can’t Use Food for Training my Dog!” I hear this comment occasionally when I get...
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Fast Easy Healthy Microwave Dog Training Egg Treats
It can be hard to find good treats to use for training. Here's simple recipe that you can adapt.
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