Blog Entries ( Training )

Three Tips on How to Choose a Dog Trainer

August 13th, 2015
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One of the best ways to get the unconditional love and support a person needs is by getting a dog. For the most part, dogs are some of the most loving and loyal animals in the world. Finding a way to keep a dog obedient will take a bit of time and energy, but it will be more than worth it. In order to get ...

Who rescues whom in this prison dog training program?

September 8th, 2014
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Inmates in jail and dogs about to be euthanized don't typically cross paths. But at the Atlanta Fulton County Jail, inmates and dogs, both destined for a difficult road ahead, are finding love and compassion in one another. These Atlanta inmates are participating in the Canine Cellmates program. Dogs are paired with inmates and are trained as service dogs, while the inmates get an important lesson ...

Dog that used to be scared of the wind is now helping his owner with canine coaching

December 11th, 2013
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A dog that was once so terrified of anything that moved that his owner feared it might be kinder to put him down is now helping other animals get over their problems. German Shepherd Olla would get so easily frightened that the sound of running water, the wind in the trees and even litter bins would make him howl in terror. However, since the three-year-old dog was ...

Dog sniffs out sources of bacteria warnings at Seacoast beaches

August 5th, 2013
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NORTH HAMPTON — A dog trained to sniff out human waste found some local sources of bacteria at beaches in North Hampton and Rye on Wednesday. Logan, a collie mix from Environmental Canine Services LLC of Michigan, sniffed around the outlet of Little River at North Hampton State Beach and the outlet of Parsons Creek in Rye. Logan helped local officials and environmental scientists pinpoint the fish ...

Daz the dog ready to sniff out arson in Salt Lake City

July 7th, 2013
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When Russ Whitney gets up in the middle of the night to investigate a possible arson, Star still gets excited sometimes, thinking she’s going with him. But after 12 years of working with Whitney at the Salt Lake City Fire Department, the black Labrador retriever has retired to make way for the department’s newest arson investigator: Daz, short for Dazzle. The 2-year-old black Lab was sworn ...