Janine Lazarus Archive

MY DOG & I: WHEN IS AGGRESSION NOT AGGRESSION?

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

My dog and I …would like to talk about a tricky issue this month. When is aggression not aggression? I am often called out to handle so-called aggression problems with clients’ dogs. Sometimes they are dog-to-dog issues and sometimes dog-to-human. Of course, the incidents that involve humans are much more problematic with greater consequences but […]

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MY DOG & I: THE FULL MONTY

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

My dog and I just got back from our morning appointments and are taking a break to write this article before our next client arrives at “the ranch” for a consultation. Of course, it’s not only Banksie and I who just got back but “Moty”, “Reba”, “Isabelle” and of course, Lizzie!! I was just thinking […]

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MY DOG & I: MOWING W/ DOGS BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

My dog and I …are having a wonderful summer, doing all the stuff all Lewisburgians do. Swimming, gardening, hiking, eating and yes, training a LOT of dogs!! We have just finished our 6th set of training classes at the Fairgrounds and are on hold until September when the last Cinnamon Rolls are digested… Much of […]

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MY DOG & I: LONELY. BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

My dog and I… are lonely without each other. Although there are plenty of times when we must be in different places we are happiest when the pack is altogether. Dogs are social creatures, like humans and when they are separated from the “group” will react in different ways. An older dog may be accustomed […]

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MY DOG & I ARE IN A RELATIONSHIP. BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

My dog & I ..are “in a relationship”!! I love that description when I see it on facebook – I mean aren’t we all? Certainly the relationship that I have with my dog/s is, although very different from the one with my kids pretty significant. They ride with me, work with me, play with me […]

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MY DOG & I: FRONT DOOR GREETING. BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

My dog & I have just completed another series of obedience classes at the State Fairgrounds. Congratulations to all our wonderful students, moving on to more harmonious and integrated lives with their dogs. It is, of course, so much easier working with your dog in a classroom setting than taking those lessons home with us. […]

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MY DOG & I: MOVING OVER. BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

My dog & I have been sharing our space with guests for the last month. It seems that a great many people here tend to leave for the South when the weather gets a little chilly!! So that’s why we have been hosting some extra canine bodies. This is interesting for all of us and […]

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MY DOG & I… ARE STUFFED. BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

That’s an English term for have “eaten too much”…and therein lies the message behind this episode of dog advice. Just because this is the season for us to indulge beyond a reasonable amount, does NOT mean that we have to subject our poor pooches to the same torture. Yes, I know that we, in all […]

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MY DOG & I: PUPPY PLAY BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

We are learning how to play more!! Last week I started a new puppy class at the Fairgrounds and met an amazing group of brand new students!! We had a wide assortment of shapes and sizes from a Rottweiler to a Puggle/Bulldog…They ran the gamut from “shy” to “pushy” and I had a wonderful time […]

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MY DOG & I: A WORK IN PROGRESS BY JANINE LAZARUS

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

We are working on our newest challenge….CAR CHASING!! Since we have been staying at a friend’s farm in the country, we do not have a lot of activity in our neighborhood. Hence, when some unsuspecting person walks or drives by the entrance to the farm, it has become extremely fun, apparently to race up the […]

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Take Food to a Higher Altitude w/ Hashtag Lewisburg!

Take Food to a Higher Altitude w/ Hashtag Lewisburg WV this April! - This April, take food to a higher altitude with Hashtag Lewisburg! This month, we feature one of Lewisburg’s newest restaurants, Landings, a farm-to-table experience located at Greenbrier Valley Airport. This issue also features Bennett Wales & The Relief, Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company’s 3-year anniversary celebration, the Legendary 12th Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, a Patsy Cline Tribute, […]

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