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Bite Prevention – Safety & Awareness Dog Tips

Dogs are a beloved and accepted part of our society; there are more than 74 million dogs living in the United States. Unfortunately, in recent times dog bites have become a fast growing litigation opportunity.  The stories, like that of a postal working being bitten or a child receiving serious injuries involving dog bites, hold […]

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Dog Bite Law

Parents have received a wake-up call: it was their own dogs who were responsible for all but two of the children who were mauled to death during the first half of 2010. Although pit bulls and Rottweilers were responsible for 15 of the 16 deaths, 14 of the deaths were by “family dogs” and 11 […]

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Swimming for your Dog

“We have recently revamped our Dog Swimming Program to meet the needs of our clients who want to improve the overall health and fitness of their dog as well as ensuring their safety and well being,” said Fred Hassen, CEO of Sit Means Sit Dog Training. Hassen continued, “After basic dog obedience is achieved, the […]

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Chewing

Is Your Dog a Chewer? By  Toni Drugmand  & Fred Hassen Does your dog chew your favorite things? Are clothing items and shoes favorite items for your pet? Chewing on things that bear your scent can be a way for your dog to occupy his alone time with. Chewing and becoming destructive are common behaviors […]

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The Barking Dog

Dogs bark for many reasons. Their ability to bark is a way to claim territory. It is also a way to try and get your attention. While some barking may be just and “OK,” other barking may be annoying, or worse yet may cause complaints from neighbors. Training your dog to bark on command is […]

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