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What Is The Canine Good Citizen Test

Family Dog Training believes that all dogs can be good dogs, and all owners can be great owners: all it takes is a little bit of training, lots of love, and of course, plenty of praise along the way. That why we support the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen™ (CGC) program: a two-part course designed to help you and…

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Caring For Your New Dog

Congratulations on getting your new dog. Whether you are new to dog ownership, or an experienced veteran, each pup has his or her own personality, bringing new fun and new challenges.  Your pet’s behavior and temperament now depends completely on your care, appropriate socialization and training. Success or failure is in your hands. You’re happy and excited, but keep in…

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Mom–I’m Bored

Dogs are a lot like children. If you don’t give them something fun to do, they will make their own fun—and often not in ways you approve of.   Only thing is, they can’t call their friends on the phone, read Facebook, play video games or Pokemon Go.  The highlight of their day is when you come home, the 15 minutes…

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