dog parenting

11 Indisputable Ways Your Dog Is Exactly Like A Child

Are you one of the millions of people who call your dog “baby?”

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Have you felt excited to see and spend time with, not your partner, friends or kids, but your dog?

If so, type “I” into the comment section below.

Loving your dog like a child, racing home after work to let her out, leaving a party, planning trips, arranging play dates or trips to the park, scheduling daycare drop-offs, birthday parties, Gotcha days, etc.: dog lovers just get it. I get it. Dogs aren’t just pets. They are a part of the family.

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Dog Training And Problem Solving: What Is Positive vs. Negative Reinforcement And (Most Importantly) What Works?!

Occasionally I still confuse the terminology surrounding my profession. This is not a good admission: I’m not proud.

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The truth? I know my facts. In my most recent book, Modern Dog Parenting, St. Martins Press, I have a long and detailed terminology chart with examples to highlight their meaning. Still, I make mistakes.

The good news is that no one needs to memorize these terms to be a loving dog mommy or dad. You can confuse terms, and your dog won’t care. As the motto goes: It’s not what you say it’s what you do that matters.

 

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