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Breaking Focus

I am constantly trying to redirect my dogs attention back to me or get them to break their focus away from...
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Rainy Days and Stuffed Dog Toys

There are two type of stuff dog toys. The adorable plush kind, that are essentially like squeaky teddy bears. These...
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The Table Scraps Compromise

If Banjo could speak I think our conversations would go something like this: "Oh, A tomato!" he would exclaim eyeing...
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The Accidental Bed Time Routine

Our Bed Time Routine Every night I open my back door and step outside with my two pups. I give the cue go potty and...
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Dogs Help Keep New Year Resolutions

Before going out and purchasing a Gym membership that will probably only get used the first few months you have it...
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Bringing Banjo Home

I was scrolling through the Humane Society's website for Arizona. I don't think I had any intention of getting a dog....
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1 year old, and Still a Puppy

 Today is Mugsy's Birthday. He is one year old, but still very much a puppy. Medium breeds like the Australian...
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My Benebone Review

Either it's edible or Mugsy looses interest in it after the novelty wears off in the first two days. Benebones are not...
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9 Months Still a puppy

April 28, 2016 Mugsy grabs gently at my arm with his mouth. "No" I tell him and remove my arm. He grabs at my shirt....
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~Mugsy and Banjo

Super Star Dog Biscuits

I thought Super food biscuits  would be one of those treats I made that my dogs merely tolerated receiving as rewards. I even had images of Mugsy my picky eater spitting these treats back out. In reality Banjo was incapable of posing calmly for a picture with...

Breaking Focus

I am constantly trying to redirect my dogs attention back to me or get them to break their focus away from distractions.  My dogs have long since mastered the art of breaking my focus.  When they perceive that I am distracted from them for too long, Mugsy and Banjo...

Double Dog Training

Training sessions with two dogs at the same is difficult. Both dogs have to know a really solid "Stay" and separate release commands. There is no way around that. Unless you want to crate one of the dogs, but that isn't really a double dog training session is it? If...

Rainy Days and Stuffed Dog Toys

There are two type of stuff dog toys. The adorable plush kind, that are essentially like squeaky teddy bears. These might survive moderate chewing, but won't survive a rainy day chew session. Then there are the rubber toys that you can stuff with yummy food, or treats...

The Table Scraps Compromise

If Banjo could speak I think our conversations would go something like this: "Oh, A tomato!" he would exclaim eyeing it sitting on the counter. "I love tomatoes, What is a tomato? You should give me one!" I would respond with something like "Can dogs even have...

The Accidental Bed Time Routine

Our Bed Time Routine Every night I open my back door and step outside with my two pups. I give the cue go potty and wait until they are done and then I call them back in. Next I grab two treats and open the puppy gate and say alright it's  "Bed Time". I always use the...

Bringing Banjo Home

I was scrolling through the Humane Society's website for Arizona. I don't think I had any intention of getting a dog. I was just checking on the off chance that they would have an Australian Shepherd young enough to make a great companion for Mugsy. I didn't expect to...

My Benebone Review

Either it's edible or Mugsy looses interest in it after the novelty wears off in the first two days. Benebones are not edible, I didn't have high hopes for this chew toy going in, but Mugsy is going through his second puppy teething phase. The store I was shopping in...

9 Months Still a puppy

April 28, 2016 Mugsy grabs gently at my arm with his mouth. "No" I tell him and remove my arm. He grabs at my shirt. Exasperated I repeat the word "No". He grabs at my shoe. "No knock it off Mugsy." I gently push him away. At this point I am starting to get...