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Megan's Musings: Bad Breeding in Alberta

In June, Ty Marshall applied to expand his kennel operations in Vulcan, Alberta. This proposed plan would have resulted in 200 dogs being housed and 50 puppies being born per week. Thankfully for the many dogs and families who would have suffered…
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Megan's Musings: What Dog Training Needs

When most people think of dog training, they picture dogs doing long stays, walking right beside their owner looking up at them and coming when called. It is this serious area where we view the dogs as little trick producing animals that stay…
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Megan's Musings: 3 Steps for a Successful Spring

Spring should be fun for your dog Spring is a time of new growth, more sunshine, warmer temperatures and more people getting outdoors to enjoy the change in seasons. It is generally a happy time that we look forward to. However, Spring can…
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Megan's Musings: How We Stress Out Our Dogs

How we can make our dogs feel from our own actions It’s true. Nervous owners are more likely to have nervous dogs. This study released last month confirmed something dog trainers have suspected for years. We get nervous which causes our dogs…
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Megan's Musings: Learning from Belize Dogs

Me and Mia at the Pickled Parrot I have to say it. Belize really is un-belizeable. I had the privilege of spending 10 days there in January and had a wonderful holiday. I loved the heat, the people, the scenery and especially loved watching…
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Megan's Musings: What your dog really wants for Christmas

Our dogs are family. We include them in our activities, celebrate their birthdays and love spending time with them over the holidays. The Christmas season is about surrounding yourself with loved ones and making memories. It is easy to get…
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Megan's Musings: #brainsnotbreed

#brainsnotbreed items Outdated breed specific legislation (BSL) exists throughout Canada. People were outraged when BSL was passed in Montreal in September. In early October it was suspended, however, there is still a risk of the law being…
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Megan's Musings: Helping Your Other Dogs After a Death

Guinniss and Deja on an adventure Losing a pet is hard on the whole family. We lost Guinniss in June and saw the effects it had on the remaining pets immediately. Deja and Duke were both lethargic and stayed in bed for hours. For a few days…