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February 10, 2006
  • Pet Food Recall
  • Equipment Utilization
  • The Best (Actual) Headlines for 2005
January 27, 2006
  • Buster is Alive and Well
  • Command Structure
  • New Rules for 2006
December 16, 2005
  • What is Socialization?
  • Breed of the Week - Dachshund
  • Transportation Board Accident Survey
December 9, 2005
  • Chewing Up the House
  • Product Labelss
December 2, 2005
  • Buster the ... Drug Dealers Dog? Part 2
  • YOU Can BE The MAN Of YOUR HOUSE
November 25, 2005
  • Buster the ... Drug Dealers Dog? - Part 1
  • You Know You are Living in 2005 When ...
November 11, 2005
  • Common Mistakes
  • Breed of the Week - Jack Russell Terrier
  • Actual Business Signs
November 4, 2005
  • Letting Go
  • Breed of the Week - Neapolitan Mastiff
  • Turn About is Fair Play
October 28, 2005
  • Selecting a Trainer
  • A Night on the Town
October 21, 2005
  • Canine Anxiety
  • Five Lessons to Make Us Think About the Way We Treat People
October 14, 2005
  • Winterizing Your Dog
  • Will a Second Dog Help?
  • The Pond
October 7, 2005
  • It's Not About Convenience
  • The Blonde: A Year in Review
September 30, 2005
  • The Fleecing of Disaster Animals
  • 15 Things to do at Wal-Mart
September 23, 2005
  • New Dog in the Home
  • Train Etiquette
September 16, 2005
  • Relocating a Disaster Dog
  • The Italian Tomato Garden
September 9, 2005
  • Disaster Preparedness for Pets
  • Only in America ...
August 19, 2005
  • Dog Insurgents
  • Essential Oils and MRSA
  • Things to Remember as a Dog
August 5, 2005
  • How to Give Your Dog Medication
  • Myths of Spay/Neuter
  • If Miss America Pageant Judges were Dogs ...
July 22, 2005
  • Doggie Love
  • Mail Bag
  • If the President Were a Dog ...
July 8, 2005
  • Dog Park Safety
  • Essential Oils and Our Pets
  • Who Gets the Dog?
June 24, 2005
  • Dogs on Vacation
  • Breed Banning Effectiveness
  • Top 10 Dog Peeves About Humans
June 10, 2005
  • Negligent Officers vs. Irresponsible Owners
  • Mail Bag
  • It Makes You Wonder ...
May 27, 2005
  • Augie's Doggies
  • Mail Bag
  • Different Worlds
May 20, 2005
  • Tea Leaves and Crystal Balls
  • Mail Bag
  • The Cowboy and the Yuppie
May 6, 2005
  • My Baby's a Bully!  Part 3
  • Mail Bag
  • A Day in the Life of Our Pets
April 29, 2005
  • My Baby's a Bully!  Part 2
  • Mail Bag
  • Useless Factoids
April 22, 2005
  • My Baby's a Bully!  Part 1
  • Mail Bag
  • Cowboys and Indians
April 15, 2005
  • Where'd HE Come From !?
  • Mail Bag
  • Advice for the All Knowing Teen
April 8, 2005
  • When a Rescue Isn't a Rescue
  • Breed of the Week - Greyhound
  • What Do You See?
April 1, 2005
  • Vacationing with Fido
  • You Know You're From a Small Town if ...
March 4, 2005
  • Vaccinations: Yes Or No?
  • Kids' Advice to Kids
February 19, 2005
  • New Weekly Teleclasses
  • Deaf Dog Training
  • You Know You're in California If ...
February 11, 2005
  • Definition of an Activist
  • Raising a New Litter
  • Lakota Native Legend
February 4, 2005
  • Dog Legislation
  • Working on the Chain Gang
  • Blonde Entrepreneur
January 21, 2005
  • Cooked Food Diet, Part 2
  • Hands on Healing
  • A Helping Hand
January 14, 2005
  • Cooked Food Diet
  • Things QUITE Difficult to Say When You are Drunk
January 7, 2005
  • Noni Juice: Quality Supplement or Snake Oil?
  • Breed of the Week - Shiba Inu
  • Mind Games Dogs Play With Their Humans
December 17, 2004
  • Leashes, Collars and Check Chains, OH MY!
  • Breed of the Week - Shih Tzu
  • T'was the Night Before Christmas
December 10, 2004
  • Green Eyed Monster
  • Breed of the Week - Akita Inu
  • Observant Job Applicants
December 3, 2004
  • Life with the Chongqing Dog
  • Breed of the Week - Alaskan Malamute
  • Zen for Those Who Take Life too Seriously
November 26, 2004
  • Dog Brokers
  • Breed of the Week - Bouvier des Flanders
  • The Pink Curtains
November 19, 2004
  • Designer Dogs
  • Breed of the Week - Pug
  • Things We Learn From Our Mothers
November 12, 2004
  • Bite Prevention, Part III
  • A Valentine for Osama
  • The Atheist and the Marine
November 5, 2004
  • Bite Prevention, Part II
  • Breed of the Week - Boston Terrier
  • Dog at the Movies
October 29, 2004
  • Bite Prevention, Part I
  • Good to be You
  • The Missing Ship
October 22, 2004
  • Pinch Collars
  • The Importance of a Healthy Immune System
  • Top 10 Signs Your Dog is Spoiled
October 15, 2004
  • The Hazards of Shipping Your Dog
  • Mail Bag
  • Mightiest Animal in the Jungle
October 8, 2004
  • Canine Good Citizen
  • Houdini on Four Legs
  • American Football Analysis by a Blonde
October 1, 2004
  • Stork on the Radar
  • An Animal's Friend
  • Useful Household Tips
September 24, 2004
  • Training vs. Behavior Modification
  • Winterize Your Dog
  • Lipstick in School
September 17, 2004
  • Does Temperament Testing Work?
  • Woof & Co / Rufus, Inc.
  • Idiots Among Us
September 10, 2004
  • No Means No ... Or, Does It?
  • Mail Bag
  • The Way Kids See Things
September 3, 2004
  • The Pooch that Mooches
  • Hero Dog
  • Washing the Dog
August 6, 2004
  • Commitment
  • Hero Dogs
  • You Know You're in Texas in July When ...
July 2, 2004
  • The Effects of Relocation
  • Breed of the Week - Lhasa Apso
  • The Cooperative Chick
June 25, 2004
  • Target Aggression, Part 2
  • Mail Bag
  • Signs your Co-Worker is a Hacker
June 18, 2004
  • Target Aggression
  • Mail Bag
  • Top 10 Reasons Your Dog's Haircut Costs More Than Yours
June 11, 2004
  • A New Member to the Pack
  • Mail Bag
  • Doggie Dictionary and Guide
June 4, 2004
  • Understanding Barking Behavior - Part 2
  • Hero Dogs
  • Top 20 Signs You are Having a Bad Day
May 28, 2004
  • Understanding Barking Behavior - Part 1
  • Hero Dogs
  • The Genius of Corporate Marketing
May 21, 2004
  • Boundary Training
  • Breed of the Week - Papillon
  • Top 10 Ways to Tell if Martha Stewart is Stalking Your Dog
May 14, 2004
  • Taking Off
  • Breed of the Week - Belgian Malinois
  • Top 12 Things a Dog Would Say
May 7, 2004
  • How Young is Too Young?
  • Breed of the Week - Doberman Pinscher
  • Justice for Spot
April 23, 2004
  • Doggie Prozac?
  • Breed of the Week - Shar Pei
  • Top 15 Best Things to Say ...
April 16, 2004
  • The Ignorance of Authority
  • Breed of the Week - Shar Pei
  • The Burial Plot
April 9, 2004
  • Leaving Your Dog Alone
  • Breed of the Week - Rat Terrier
  • Going on Safari
April 2, 2004
  • Bringing Home a Rescue
  • Breed of the Week - Standard Poodle
  • Excerpts From the Pet Diaries
March 26, 2004
  • Preparing for Spring
  • Breed of the Week - Maltese
  • You are Being Watched!
March 19, 2004
  • Competing ... is it Really a Good Idea?
  • Hero Dogs: TWO of Them!
  • BIG Help!
March 12, 2004
  • The PETA Controversy
  • Making a Difference
  • Texas Chili
March 5, 2004
  • Entering Your Dog in Competitions
  • Stupid Criminals
  • When Good Dogs Crossbreed
Feb. 20, 2004
  • Canine Obesity
  • Hero Dogs: Worf's Broken heart
  • And God Created Pets
Feb. 13, 2004
  • Breed Banning Effectiveness
  • Hero Dog: Nicki the Lion Tamer
  • As I've Matured ...
Feb. 6, 2004
  • The Alpha Role in the Family Pack - Part 2
  • Breed of the Week - Basset Hound
  • The Vet Bill
Jan. 30, 2004
  • The Alpha Role in the Family Pack - Part 1
  • Breed of the Week - German Shepard
  • A Dog's Life: Little Mysteries
  • How Many Dogs Does It Take To Change a Light Bulb?
Jan. 23, 2004
  • A Time to Say Goodbye
  • Breed of the Week - Australian Cattle Dog
  • Symptoms at the Vet's Office
Jan. 16, 2004
  • Will a Second Dog Help?
  • Breed of the Week - Boxer
  • Ten Commandments for the Dog Owner
  • Dogs in Business
Jan. 9, 2004
  • What Makes a Trainer?
  • Aromatherapy 101
  • Genius Dog
Dec. 26, 2003
  • Christmas Pups
  • Holistic Grooming
  • Hero Dog Story
  • And, the Little Guy Wins
Dec. 19, 2003
  • The Story of Bear - Sheltie
  • The Handsome Prince
Dec. 12, 2003
  • Spot Organics
  • Breed of the Week - Rottweiler
  • Dogs' Questions to God
Dec. 5, 2003
  • Is It For You Or Your Dog?
  • Breed of the Week - Vizsla
  • Why Dogs are Better than Women
Nov. 28, 2003
  • Chewing Up the House
  • Breed of the Week - Keeshond
  • Why Dogs are Better than Men
Nov. 21, 2003
  • Dog Anxiety
  • Breed of the Week - Pomeranian
  • Why Suzie Can't Go For a Walk
Nov. 14, 2003
  • To Snip, or Not to Snip?
  • Breed of the Week - American Pit Bull Terrier
  • The Dog That Snored
Nov. 7, 2003
  • Group Classes vs. In-Home Training
  • Breed of the Week - Siberian Husky
  • Danger! Beware of Dog!
Oct. 31, 2003
  • Dog Aggressive Behavior
  • Breed of the Week - English Bulldog
  • The Difference Between Dogs and Cats
Oct. 24, 2003
  • To Lick, Or Not to Lick
  • Breed of the Week - Border Collie
  • Penny, the Hero Dog
Oct. 17, 2003
  • How to Stop a Runner
  • Breed of the Week - Miniature Schnauzer
  • Talking Dog For Sale
Oct. 10, 2003
  • Pulling on Leash
  • Breed of the Week - Rhodesian Ridgeback
  • Reply to My Human Master
Oct. 4, 2003
  • Commitment to Your Best Friend
  • Breed of the Week - Chongqing Dog of China
  • Letter to a Dog


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The Instinctual Development System (IDS) for Puppies
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