My Dog & I Archive

My Dog & I: The Real Story.

By: LBSPY / 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: LBSPY / 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: LBSPY / 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: LBSPY / 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

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: LBSPY / 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: LBSPY / 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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MY DOG & I: GREAT EXPECTATIONS!

I am surrounded by overachievers!! I am meeting lots of younger people these days who are moving into their own homes, establishing their own lives and reaching out into the world to add a four legged companion to their personal mix!! I hear all of the wonderful hopes and dreams of these Power Youngsters. They […]

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MY DOG & I: PRIME TIME.

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

So this month we are not going to talk about puppies or training or discipline. This article is about allowing ourselves to enjoy the fruits of our labors and about rewarding our long time companions for their years of service! Our dogs these days are living longer… with the advent of better care and more […]

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My Dog & I: Mom! Can we Please Have a Puppy?

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

And so it begins…and of course, everyone wants a new puppy, what fun!! The kids and a lot of the grownups too. A cute, furry, loveable bundle of amusement and joy. How could you resist? And although we often use the kids as an excuse, we are also responding to our own impulses too. You […]

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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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