Dog Blog Monthly Archives: December 2014

Doggedly Devoted is pleased to have been accepted as a member of the 2015 – 2016 cohort of small businesses in the Columbia Community Business Program (CCBP). CCBP is “a two year executive education program designed to support the growth and development of for-profit businesses in Upper Manhattan.”  We are excited about the access this program will…

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Frania’s classes are force free and relationship based. Basic canine manners and learning, work on how to communicate requests and be heard. Learning “sit”, “down”, “off” and other commands can be more effective in group classes where dogs and people get to benefit from social and observational learning too! This six-week class with one bonus/make-up class is…

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December 16, 2014 by megan

By Megan Coryat, CPDT-KA Sometimes we humans take things a little personally, especially frustrating behaviors from our dogs like peeing or pooping in the house or the destruction of household items or our favorite shoes. When our stuff is ruined or we come home to a big clean up job, it can feel like our…

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By Megan Coryat, CPDT-KA I am the owner of a leash-reactive dog. As a dog trainer, and the owner of daycare facility that specializes in truly positive dog-dog interactions, this is a little embarrassing to admit. As a dog trainer, I know with my head that leash reactivity is a normal thing for dogs. Dogs…

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This workshop will be hands-on Kong stuffing adventure on Sunday, January 11 from 3 to 4:30 PM. It will be held in Megan and Blossom’s kitchen, and everyone will go home with 2 brand new, stuffed-full Kongs and a brain stuffed with ideas. The cost per team (2 humans, no dogs) is $45. To register, you must pay…

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Simon is what we call a “foster fail.”  In the animal rescue world, foster fails are actually true success stories–dogs that were intended to housed temporarily end up finding their forever home with their fosterers. Camaron and Gareth Fagan were fostering Simon in October 2013 “just for the Puppy Bowl filming.” After just two days…

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