The Walk: Tools and Tips

The Walk: Tools and Tips Written by Jessica Purvis, adopter of Tobuscus If walking your dog leaves you frustrated, stressed – and your dog still bouncing off the walls, you probably want to read this article. Being in control of your dog doesn’t mean that you need to keep your dog on a rigid tight leash […]

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Protective or Scared

When people describe their dogs to me, even people I have never met, for example, while I’m waiting at the vet, they will explain that their dog is “protective”.   So while their dog is growling and showing its teeth at me, and trying to lunge at me, the owner writes it off and gives […]

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Border Collie Boot Camp

Many times, when talking to people about their dogs, the describe them as “Protective” when they are really being “Dominant”.  There is also a huge difference between being a Dominant dog, and an Alpha dog.  Many times a dog tries to dominant because he’s insecure.  An Alpha dog is never insecure!  As you can see […]

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Canine Reboot for Debbie’s Pack

I received an email from Debbie on October 20th, 2012.  She originally asked for my help to re-home her dogs after she found Canine Connect.  Her email stated:   “My husband and I are experiencing a lot of stress regarding my two little dogs, which I love!   They have been together for over 5 […]

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Canine Reboot

I’ve done this dozens of times… talked to owners who are frustrated with their dogs.  Wanting their dogs to be balanced, and happy.  Sometimes it’s the wife that hates the dog, sometimes it’s the husband.  Sometimes the dog doesn’t like the kids, or the grandparents.  Dog fights, cat fights… you name it. One of the […]

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Who’s The Leader Of Your Pack?

The Bryant family is very special to The Dog Liberator. They adopted one of our very first rescues, Augustus, now Charlie. A few months later they adopted the beautiful Sundrop, now Lola. And at our first Annual Reunion in October, they adopted our precious Durango, now Molly. Dog-savvy people, we love them! Imagine how our […]

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Alpha Dog, Pack Leader, and YOU!

I get phone calls, sometimes 5 a week, from owners who want to surrender their dog. Usually, it’s because the dog is showing serious signs of aggression, sometimes toward children or other dogs. As I interview the owner, I am then informed that the owner not only allows the dog on their furniture, but actually […]

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