Posts Tagged “fearfulness”

Your Dog: Dumb, Defiant, or Stressed?

Posted on September 28th, 2012 by FetchMasters

Nobody promised me a rose garden, but sometimes I wish someone would have. Life has been stressful lately: teenager issues, running a business, multiple projects with tight deadlines, financial obligations — you know, the same junk you deal with. But when life is stressful, I put on a happy face, work hard and try not […]

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The Real Dog Training Secret

Posted on August 25th, 2012 by FetchMasters

There is a dog training program advertised online as “The Dog Training Secret.” It claims to be able to cure 19 of your dog’s behavior woes in just 6 days. Truth is, there are no secrets in dog training – although there are trainers akin to snake oil salesmen who would suggest otherwise. Based on […]

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Advocating for Your Fearful Dog – Just Say No

Posted on January 26th, 2012 by FetchMasters

“What if somebody asks to pet my dog?” It is a question I often get from clients with fearful dogs. Tonight I was at Office Depot getting some copies made when I felt my dog, Alie, squeezing her body between my legs and the counter. In retrospect, I guess I saw the little girl approaching […]

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