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Good Dog: Behavior & Training
Dog Daycare
More than fun and games
You have an all-day work event, your dog walker comes down with something and your back-up help is out of town. Then you see the ad for a local dog-daycare facility: “We can help! We offer 12 hours of fun and socialization for your dog.” The message is accompanied by cute photos of pooches at play. Should you be sold? Across the U.S., dog-daycare businesses — franchises and single-owner...
Blog: Guest Posts
Why Is a Stranger’s Crotch More Interesting Than Mine?
Part 2
Here is a recap of the study we discussed in Part 1, Oh, hello! Why yes, that's my crotch *: Crotch factoid #1: A dog enters a room, sees his owner lying on the floor, and he gives considerable attention to his owner's upper body.Crotch factoid #2: A dog enters a room, sees a stranger lying on the floor, and he initially goes for the crotch. Why the difference? Why is a stranger's crotch...
Blog: Guest Posts
Oh, Hello! Why Yes, That’s My Crotch
Part I: Sniffing researched
The holiday season is in full swing. But before you dive into Aunt Bessie’s famous cookies, you might have to get past a few pinched cheeks and possibly some bad breath. You know what I'm talking about—from handshakes and hand-kisses, to “man hugs” and double kisses, between now and New Year’s, we humans enter hardcore greeting mode.  Accompanying the acceptable greeting rituals noted above, we...

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