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Does your puppy like to pick up EVERYTHING outside?  Sticks, leaves, dirt, rocks, garbage, bunny poo… the list goes on, I’m sure!  Rest assured, you’re not alone!  

Today's post will help! 

 
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I think we can all settle into the idea that ticks are here to stay in Ontario. We've been spoiled for a long time. By now, we should all see the privileged position we've been in until recent years.

 
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Transition can be tough for both humans and animals. At the start of the pandemic, I wrote an article, "How Isolation will Affect your Dog." It was a guide to ensure our pups didn't get too accustomed to us being home, since returning to work seemed like it was just around the corner. Here we are 2 years later... Who would have guessed?!

 
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As instructors, we often tell our students to not allow their dogs “too much freedom” while they’re in training and are learning the ropes.  But, what exactly do we mean by this? And how much difference does it really make? That's the topic of today's post!

 
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Is your dog struggling with something? In today's post, we're going to talk about some of the things you can do as you wait to see a professional. Things that will ensure that your dog's struggles don't get worse and things that will help you prep while you wait. 

 
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We’ve all heard the phrases “emotional control” and “self control” in dog training. Many people assume that this only applies to the dog. But, when you think about it, it should go both ways. We expect our dogs to be able to control their emotions and impulses in all sorts of different scenarios. But are we, as their trainers, able to do the same?

 
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We've decided to add a new series to the McCann Dogs blog! Each post in this series will start with "How to Safely Teach your Pup to Navigate: _______"

What are we Teaching Today: Stairs!

 
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Some of my favourite posts to write start with "The Truth About...." 

I love helping to clarify some of the common misconceptions that surround dogs and training. Today, let's talk about the game of Tug!   

 
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Some debates are timeless, spanning decades and centuries. One debate where there's no denying the waters run deep is Nature VS Nurture and which might be driving behaviour. Trying to discern the role of both when sharing time and space with beings of the 4-legged variety can be astounding when you take a deep dive. This post will help you identify how to use your dog's nature to strengthen your training efforts and how to give the relationship you share with with your dog a great boost by appealing to those instincts!