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Q&A: How to stop my dog from yapping when she’s excited

I inherited an eight year old Chihuahua/Poodle mix. She has energy. She likes everyone. She gets so excited when she sees other dogs that she yaps uncontrollably. How can I train her to eliminate this behavior? ~Sally … This is a common behavior issue that many dog owners face. While there  are many people who […]

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Q&A: Dogs with a traumatic past

Hi DTB My family just took in a maltese that had been rescued from a neglectful home. She is wonderful with our cats and our children. My eight year old actually seems to be her favorite person. She is quite sweet. However, she is very skittish, fearful of the leash and of putting anything onto […]

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Q&A: To leash, or not to leash

My family just took in a maltese that had been rescued from a neglectful home. She is wonderful with our cats and our children. My eight year old actually seems to be her favorite person. She is quite sweet. However, she is very skittish, fearful of the leash and of putting anything onto her, making […]

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Q&A: Companionship for older dogs

We recently adopted a small rescue dog (9 yrs old) to be a companion to our 10 yr old dog who has been lonely since our other dog died. From the description of the rescue dog from the rescue group, it seemed to be a perfect fit. We made a point that we wanted a […]

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Q&A: Collar Chaos

We have purchased a puppy border collie and we have had him 2 weeks. He’s almost ten weeks but we are struggling to get the collar on him. When attempting to put his collar on he yelps and runs and hides. The only way we can get his collar on if he’s asleep. Can you […]

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Q&A: My dog can’t take no for an answer

Hi DTB I am the lucky owner of a sweet, playful, energetic black lab mix named Charley (11 months old). We adopted him when he was 7 months old and put him immediately in basic training. He knows his commands, is not destructive, gets oodles of exercise and really is just a joyful, exuberant pup. […]

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