My Dog & I Archive

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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My Dog & I: The Real Story.

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

We have a new dog, and he is so sweet! We are having so much fun with him and he is such a good dog – mostly – except for the biting and he does growl at us when we try to pick up his food but it’s not his fault because he was tied […]

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My Dog & I: It’s Shocking!

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

I am going to jump right in here and talk about a very controversial new tool that is changing a lot of lives… For some years, I have been using remote collars in my toolbox as an aid to better long distance, off-leash communication with my dogs.   I have had great success with dogs […]

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My Dog & I: Getting a Leg Up!

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

Sometimes Life simply looks different from a new perspective. Consider how your house looked when you were small and how BIG Your Dad was back then! This month I’d like to talk about the way your dog sees the world and how we might “talk” to him more effectively if we could see life from […]

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My Dog & I: Feed Me!

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

I recently brought a new German Shepherd to live with me and had to suddenly focus on an issue I thought I knew a lot about… She had been fed a very exclusive diet for most of her life. She was on a raw food diet for her first year and since then has been […]

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My Dog & I: Old Dogs, New Tricks

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

One of my favorite questions is “Is my dog too old to train?” I love this question because there is nothing more fun than making a positive change in the dog world. Working with a dog that already has some years always teaches me something. I am sure that any continuing education teacher will tell […]

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My Dog & I: Not in the House!

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

Why do dogs make the “mistake” of “going to the bathroom” in the house?? This is one of my most frequently asked questions…in various formats!! How do I stop my dog peeing on the carpet? He knows he did the wrong thing!! He runs back inside after I have had him in the yard for […]

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My Dog & I: Back into the Pack…

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

One of the trickiest parts of training a dog at my farm is the “going home” transition. I am ALWAYS asked how this is going to be executed successfully and mostly, we are able to make the handover pretty easy. Transitions are always interesting though and a lot does depend on the ability of the […]

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Grateful, Thankful, Blessed w/ your Lewisburg City Paper!

Grateful, Thankful, Blessed w/ HashtagWV this November! - We are feeling grateful, thankful, and blessed at HashtagWV City Paper this November! This month we feature “Where Art Lives” at Lee Street Studios, “Cool Vintage Finds” at Patina, Home For the Holidays, bowling at Greenbrier Bowling & Rec Center, and so much more! Also this month, we are giving away a 7ft Christmas Tree […]

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