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How to stop my boston terriers from barking at the doorbell

How to stop my boston terriers from barking at the doorbell

Journey in training my dog to stop barking like mad at the front door Do you know what the hardest thing about training is?  It's actually doing it. Everyday. Until the behavior you're looking for changes. Maggie's become a hellion screecher.  Today I almost fell off my chair. Truth be told I wanted to dismantle...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, October 18, 2018
Teach Your Dog to Jump Through Hula Hoop Hands Trick Or Treat Giveaway Hop

Teach Your Dog to Jump Through Hula Hoop Hands Trick Or Treat Giveaway Hop

Fall is my favorite time of the year in San Diego.  The temps drop and all the tourists go home.  Yet the weather is mild at about 68 degrees.   It's also kicks off the holiday season with Halloween. To celebrate, we have teamed up with Kol's Notes and Beagles & Bargains for a celebration of...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, October 18, 2018
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My Dog Is Reactive

My Dog Is Reactive

My dog Maggie is reactive.  She's just turned three and what were occasional warning signs has now developed into a fully fledged personality trait.  She demonstrates this most in her greetings.  She eagerly make a bee line for the other dog and goes nose to nose with a hard stare. As you can imagine this...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, May 27, 2018
Never Stop Training

Never Stop Training

I haven’t spent enough time with Orbit.  There I said it. She came into our lives and I let Maggie train her.  Now that Orbit is a year and a half it’s becoming clear to me that I need to spend more time training her. Some of the areas that I need to work on…

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By MaggieLovesOrbit, October 2, 2017
How I Train My Dog To Behave In Public

How I Train My Dog To Behave In Public

How I train my dog to behave in public areas A well mannered dog is acceptable to bring to public places.  A dog that misbehaves is like the toddler that is crying and throwing a tantrum in the middle of the grocery store while everyone else looks on. Since I never leave home without my...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, August 15, 2017
Buck Moon Pack Hike with Real Pet Food

Buck Moon Pack Hike with Real Pet Food

Pack Hike during a Full Moon? Yes Please Saw this invite on Real Pet Food and after reading their event invite we were excited to go.  As a active person and dog lover, I look for social gatherings where I can bring my dog.  But I don't randomly attend every single event.  I don't like...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, July 16, 2017
Pregaming for Petco Park’s Dog Days of Summer & Barkyard Doggie Box Suites

Pregaming for Petco Park’s Dog Days of Summer & Barkyard Doggie Box Suites

Dog Friendly Baseball Game – Yes Please! Article Summary: Walk and socialize your dogs before the ball game Safety and comfort first Bring food and hydration for your dogs Be mindful of other dogs Have fun All resources to Petco’s event and Barkyard are at the bottom as well as links to sites to see…

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By MaggieLovesOrbit, June 11, 2017
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Puppy socialization – the rule of 12

Puppy socialization – the rule of 12

Puppy Orbit comes home to join our pack Orbit came home to us at 14 weeks.  This was a new concept for me to wait that long.  There were several reasons.  I had to wait for her to get all her shots and tests.  Also her breeder wanted to make sure Orbit was well socialized...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, March 2, 2017
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