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Planning for Less Trash

I just heard a piece on CBC Radio One about Tippi Thole and her TinyTrashcan.com site, where she shares how to decrease your waste.   I love her site - so many resources for me to use to find ways to decrease our household waste.  We already compost and...

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How to Teach Your Dog Not to Bark

In this video from Zak George, he goes over several easy steps to teach your dog not to bark.  With a high value treat and consistency, you too can have a dog who knows how to be quiet! https://youtu.be/s0A9SpCdRZg

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Helping Your Dog Adjust to a New Home

Our newest canine family member arrived in our home on June 6th.  We had picked her up in Ontario and drove all the way back to Nova Scotia. As we are integrating her into our daily lives, we're encountering some pretty predictable behaviours as she finds her way...

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Yes, Your Dog Can Pick Up Your Stress and Anxiety

According to a study in the journal "Nature" Scientific Reports last week, researchers in Sweden compared the long-term stress hormone levels between 58 dogs, a mix of shetland sheepdogs and border collies, and their female owners. ~ via People.com By measuring levels...

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Mental Enrichment for Your Puppy

Toys and games can be an awesome way to provide your dog with some mental enrichment to keep her/his brain occupied and keep your socks from getting ripped to shreds. Play is as important to dogs as it is to kids. This video shows some awesome ways to use toys, and...

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