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Good Dog: Behavior & Training
Make Your Dog's Life Better
10 ways for improvement.
Dog and Human Relationship
By just being their furry, adorable, lovable selves, dogs help us feel treasured and joyful. This not only boosts our quality of life, it raises the oh-so-important question: What have we done for them lately? Of course, we provide food, medical care, a home, grooming, toys and other amenities, but what exactly do we do to increase their happiness quotient? Here’s a short list of ways to improve...
Good Dog: Behavior & Training
Canine Behaviorists’ Top 10 Issues
By the Numbers
Applied animal behaviorists are constantly developing new techniques, exploring new ideas, considering controversial theories and conducting research. So what is on the minds of the people in this dynamic field? What are behaviorists talking about right now? 1. The prevention of problem behaviors. As behaviorists, we generally deal with serious problems that have been going on for a long time by...
Wellness: Healthy Living
10 Easy Tips for Cleaning Up After Your Dog
Cleaning Confidential
Husky
Our canine pals do plenty of great things — provide love, guard our homes, save Timmy from mine shafts — but they’re not too concerned about domestic tidiness. However, there are smart, easy ways to collar canine clutter and keep your dog safer. 1. Store everything you need for outings — leash, pick-up bags, paw wipes — near the door. Speaking of pick-up bags, reuse plastic shopping bags or the...
Magazine: Web Exclusives
Web Exclusives: Sept/Oct 2010
Vinny
Welcome to our web exclusives. This is where you’ll find new and topical articles, instructions, links for taking action, multimedia bonuses and expanded versions of material in the print magazine. Enjoy! Meet Bentley - Our Sept/Oct Cover Dog! [Video] Vinny - Bark Rescue Wonder Dog. [Video] Margaret Cho  - Exclusive free download for one of the album’s songs, “Hey Big Dog.” [Audio]...
Magazine: Web Exclusives
Web Exclusives: Jun/Jul/Aug 2010
Expand your horizons here.
Welcome to our web exclusives. This is where you’ll find new and topical articles, instructions, links for taking action, multimedia bonuses and expanded versions of material in the print magazine. Enjoy!   Nose Work Video My Dog Tulip J.R. Ackerley’s classic memoir adapted masterfully to film by Cameron Woo Dogs in the Courtroom A comforting canine presence provides victims with a safe...
Culture: DogPatch
8 Reasons It’s Better to Be a Dog Now than 25 Years Ago
By the Numbers
Congratulate the canines in your household for showing up on earth at just the right time, because, compared to those who lived 25 years ago, today’s dogs have many advantages. 1. Coercion training has been largely replaced by kinder, gentler positive methods. While not everyone is training with modern techniques, the trend continues to gain momentum. It is more effective and better for the...
Magazine: Web Exclusives
Web Exclusives: Apr/May 2010
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Welcome to our web exclusives. This is where you’ll find new and topical articles, instructions, links for taking action, multi-media bonuses and expanded versions of material in the print magazine. Enjoy!   Breed Rescue Our online reader supplied breed rescue list Strategies for Dog Rescuers Finding a balance by Julia Kamysz Lane A Teachable Moment Targeting: Go to Your Mat By Sandra...
Magazine: Web Exclusives
Web Exclusives: Feb/Mar 2010
Expand your horizons here.
Welcome to our web exclusives. This is where you’ll find new and topical articles, instructions, links for taking action, multi-media bonuses and expanded versions of material in the print magazine. Enjoy!  Exclusives Dog Treats Valentine Liver Nibbles By Lucy Postins Pup-Perfect Cleaning Tips Tricks of the Trade By Tom McNulty Dog Census Extras Mine: Taken by Katrina Extended Q...
Culture: DogPatch
A Decade’s Worth of Canine-Centric Cinema
For lovers of lists, the end of the year brings great rewards as the ubiquitous “best of” compilations pour in from every corner of popular culture — favorite films, indispensable music, memorable news moments. Equal parts honor roll, gamesmanship and shopping list, they offer a chance for reflection and an opportunity to savor recent pleasures. We couldn’t resist compiling our own roll call of...
Dog's Life: Lifestyle
Calendar Dogs
Rescue groups and their fabulous canine calendars
The words “noble, wise and downright precious” describe 2010’s pack of calendar dog models. Across the country, nonprofit animal welfare groups have assembled some of the most irresistible faces, and all you have to do to see them is click below. Even better, by purchasing one of these calendars, you’re helping yourself and a good cause at the same time. Don’t delay—time’s flying! P.S.: Check in...

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