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My Dog & I: No Fighting or Biting

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, goodladd dog training, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

We are going to talk about aggression again… And when I stop getting calls about “aggressive” dogs, we can stop talking about it!! It is understood that your kids are going to argue. It is understood that you will have moments of discord with your loved ones. It is understood that there will be disputes […]

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My Dog & I: German Shepherds?!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

You know, I have been dying to write this article. Well, this is certainly the year to do it!! I currently have NINE shepherds training with me…Not all at the same time, of course, but participating in various different programs: daycare, obedience, reconditioning, service etc. If ever there was a dog that could take on […]

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My Dog and I: Best Dog Ever…

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

A couple of years ago, I adopted an East German German Shepherd named ANA. She had been a student of mine and because of her high prey drive and intense personality, had become an inappropriate match for her owners “pack”. German Shepherds are complicated and sensitive dogs generally and this particular branch of that Family […]

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My Dog & I: Walking & Working

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

Thank Goodness the weather has started to relax its Winter Grip and Spring is in sight! Let’s start to think about peeling off those long johns and getting some color back into our faces… I know there are a LOT of dogs who are really excited that their owners are stirring from hibernation and starting […]

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My Dog & I: Crate or Cage?

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

Many years ago,  a big controversy was front and foremost in the dog training world… Dog trainers and animal professionals were using a containment system to manage their dogs while working with them, training them and caring for them. This became an idea that they tried to share with the public as a useful tool […]

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My Dog & I: Foundations

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, goodladd dog training, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

And another year begins…funny how they do seem to be running together these days. Yet another reminder to slow things down and enjoy our time here…with the help of our dogs, of course! This article gives me the opportunity to remind everyone again about the importance of preparing our new Xmas Puppies for their lives […]

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My Dog & I: Joy

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

It’s here again, Thank Goodness! Yes, I really do love Xmas. I know, have a reputation for being heartless and uncompromising but Xmas just makes me smile!! Those of us that are Xmas Fans are busy thinking of fun ways to celebrate, good things to cook, creative gifts to come up with and anticipating another […]

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My Dog & I: Dog Town

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

Lewisburg, West Virginia is without a doubt one of the most dog-friendly towns I have ever lived in… No, we don’t make a big fuss or put up signs talking about our “dogginess” but our community simply quietly lives their lives including their canine members…but of course! From the Fairgrounds in Fairlea to the Lawn at […]

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My Dog & I: Making Space

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, goodladd dog training, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

A friend recently described her new building addition to me and talked about the new spaces she was putting in to make extra room for her growing family…It occurs to me that this is a very good idea – to think about an event before it becomes a “traffic jam”!! I would like to talk […]

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My Dog & I: My Dog Keeps Me Human.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

I reach a hand down to touch my dog’s head and feel connected again. The running and rushing of my life slows down a little and I take a deep breath. We certainly include our dogs in our life for lots of reasons. Some are tangible and others less so. Dogs function as working partners […]

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Impeccable Italian Fare w/ Lewisburg City Paper this July!

Impeccable Italian Fare w/ Lewisburg City Paper this July! - Read about Impeccable Italian Fare w/ Lewisburg City Paper this July, 2019! “On the cover” features one of Lewisburg’s newest restaurants, The Humble Tomato, located on W. Washington Street in downtown. A mecca for all things Italian, the Humble Tomato is a new casual restaurant and bar nestled in historic downtown Lewisburg. Its ambiance is […]

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