Janine Lazarus Archive

MY DOG & I: TRAINING TIPS. BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

I know I usually try to keep my articles pretty light and newsy but this month I am going to talk about some basic handling. The first and most important thing to establish is that training your dog is mostly a mindset. You have to decide that you are going to make time to work […]

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MY DOG & I: PLAYDATE. BY JANINE LAZARUS

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus

This summer we started a new program here at the farm… Because a great many of our new dog owners are also working people…go figure, it became apparent that there was a need for some alternative activities during the week for young and active dogs. I decided that for one day a week, I would […]

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MY DOG & I: 40TH ARTICLE CELEBRATION & GRATITUDE

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

So, yes! This is my 40th article with LBSpy now Hashtag Lewisburg and high time I stopped for a heartfelt Thank You!! Arriving in Lewisburg three years ago, I had no idea how important this West Virginia Town would become to me. I simply stopped here, like so many others, to catch my breath and […]

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MY DOG & I: PERSONAL SPACE

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

Most humans crave touch. We like to be stroked and cuddled, we touch each other to emphasize a point and we hold hands to display affection. It is a way of connecting and reassuring, of soothing and comforting. We like it so much that we try to convince all the other creatures on the planet […]

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MY DOG & I: UPSIDE DOWN DOG

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

So I am in the Dog Cabin, decorating – yes my Dog Cabin is my extended home! When a large hornet decided to join me… And I am shooing him out, waving my arms and “reasoning” with him…”No, Mr. Hornet, this is not a good place for you…You need to find another place to make […]

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MY DOG & I: OODLES OF DOODLES. BY JANINE LAZARUS.

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

I have recently been inundated with a particular brand of dog…The Poodle X! For some reason, it has become a very popular move to breed all kinds of poodles with all kinds of other breeds. These mixes are really interesting, all shapes and sizes and generally great fun. Labradoodles, Golden Doodles, Mini labradoodles and Goldendoodles, […]

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MY DOG & I: SPRING! BY JANINE LAZARUS.

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

Thank goodness, longer days and sunshine …flowers are popping up and I am itching to get my hands in the dirt…Ok well if I can keep my eleven helpful dogs out of the picture!! We are lucky to have many guests at a time at the Farm BUT they are not always in the right […]

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MY DOG & I – ALL SHAPES AND SIZES. BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

Well January is supposed to be a quiet time so I made arrangements to return to my old “hunting grounds” in Saratoga Springs, NY and conduct a three day intensive canine workshop at a friend’s facility… Luckily, the weather held out and after dropping Owen, the GSP home with his owners in DC, I sped […]

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MY DOG & I: SHAPING THE NEW YEAR! BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

Making a plan… seems so easy at the beginning of the Year. We imagine that with the new numbers on the calendar, all things are possible…and they are!! Even though only the year number has changed, it gives us an opportunity to think again about how we manage our lives. Well, if only we could […]

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MY DOG & I: HOLLY, JOLLY… BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

I love Christmas!! Yes, all the songs and the decorations and the food and the presents and the hugging…everything. I love that Christmas means I get to relax a little and have some home-time with my dogs and my dog friends’ dogs… I don’t care what the weather is doing, I know we will get […]

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Historic Wonderland w/ Hashtag Lewisburg this July!

Historic Wonderland w/ HashtagWV this July! - This July, we feature the historic wonderland of Elmwood in Union, WV. It is also known as the Hugh Caperton House and was built in the 1830’s It is a two-story, nearly square brick dwelling with Greek Revival details. More features include Carlito’s in Lewisburg, Xander Hitizig’s concerts in the area, summer cocktail recipes, The School […]

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