Does our dog have a time limit on his patience or easy-going attitude?
My dog is too distracted in class!
Are dog parks good or bad for your dog?
Is your dog’s diet really complete and balanced?

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APDT Conference Attendees!

If you attended the recent APDT Conference In Cincinnati, you are eligible to receive a free e-book copy of Juvenile Delinquent Dogs.  Check your tote bag for the flyer we included that provides the download link.

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Many thanks to Smarter You, Happier Dog  for quoting our book on their Facebook page with this graphic!
 

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Feel free to contact us with questions or issues you may be having with your dog, feedback about our products or website or anything else dog related.  You can reach us through our contact form here or you can call Ed at 720-262-3740 and Sue at 720-279-4663.  
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Articles added this month:

Does our dog have a time limit on his patience or easy-going attitude?
 
Some dogs get along with pretty much everyone. We all wish our dogs were those “happy-go-lucky” dogs who rarely seemed to be bothered or upset by anything. I’ve met a few people like that too. I am not one of them. And neither is my dog.


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My dog is too distracted in class!
 
Group training classes can be fun and a great learning experience. In fact, ideally, they should be fun for everyone. However, they can also be a great source of frustration for others.

Group classes can be too distracting for some dogs!
 
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Are dog parks good or bad for your dog?
 
For those who follow us on Facebook, you know I promised to share some of what I heard at the Association of Pet Dog Trainers Annual Conference that I attended in mid-October. Here is my first in a series of reports on that conference. The topic: dog parks.

Romeo (at 15 months) and his buddy August at the dog park in 2010.

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Is your dog’s diet really complete and balanced?
 
While at the Association of Pet Dog Trainers Annual Conference, I attended a session by Doug Knueven, DVM, CAC, CVA, CVCH titled Evolution-Based Canine Diets. He discussed some of the evidence from a variety of sources (three pages worth of references) that show what we have been told as “fact” about the diet of our dogs and cats, is really not fact at all.
 

 
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Sue Brown, MNM, CDBC, CPDT-KA and Ed Soehnel, The wife/husband team of The Light of Dog, with Romeo, our Vizsla. 

Sue conducts all training for Love My Dog Training, our business in metro-Denver, Colorado, since 2004. Sue has been providing dog training and behavior counseling since 1996. She is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and Certified Professional Dog Trainer with over 15 years of experience. She is author of Juvenile Delinquent Dogs: The Complete Guide to Saving Your Sanity and Successfully Living with Your Adolescent Dog, Ask The Trainer: Answers to common questions about dog training and behavior issues, including jumping, leash manners, aggression, fearfulness, and morehas written for the APDT Chronicle of the Dog, and was a contributor to the book The Association of Pet Dog Trainers Top Tips from Top Trainers: 1001 Practical Tips and Techniques for Successful Dog Care and Training published in 2010. She also writes a bimonthly Ask the Trainer column for the Colorado Greyhound Adoption newsletter and is the the Co-Founder of the Colorado Dog Trainers Network, which provides networking, training and dog -related education, business education, and referral sources for trainers in Colorado. Her designations include: approved Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator; Certified Dog Behavior Consultant through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants; Certified Professional Dog Trainer through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers; and, a Professional Member and the Greeter for the State of Colorado of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.

Ed’s background is leading companies from startup through exit.  He has a strong skill set in product development, marketing and sales.  He splits his time between working on The Light Of Dog and Love My Dog Training , and working with startups and early-stage B2C and B2B2C companies.  More about Ed can be found on his website

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