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Sports and Activities
Deb Rischar

Dog sport lessons from the heart

Something incredible, magical, almost miraculous happened the first Sunday in June.  It was time, it truly was that time to try to complete our first NW2 level NACSW Nose Work Trial.  And I couldn’t have been more proud, and frankly

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Dog hanging out car window
Health and Wellness
Deb Rischar

Making your dog’s car ride safe.

With warmer temperatures finally here in the midwest,  more people are out and about. I don’t blame them. The parks and trails are now over flowing with people out for a stroll with their dogs. I love that. But that

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how not to train a recall
Training
Deb Rischar

How NOT to train a recall.

Some people might think I’m crazy but training a dog to recall , or come when called, is one of my favorite things to train and trouble shoot. In my opinion it is one of the most pinnacle skills a

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bee collecting pollen
Health and Wellness
Deb Rischar

What’s all the buzz about superfood bee pollen?

We all know that bees are amazing. If you don’t know that I’m here to tell you, they are. They support the worlds food supply, isn’t that enough? But not only that, they produce some pretty awesome superfoods themselves. One

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RV traveling down the road
Sports and Activities
Deb Rischar

Planning tips for your first RV vacation.

My boyfriend and I have wanted to take “our boys” on an RV vacation for years and we finally did the fall of 2018. We’ve traveled with the dogs many times before but being in RV was new for all

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Terrier posing in the grass
The other end of the leash
Deb Rischar

How did you celebrate the Chinese Year of the Dog?

The Chinese animal zodiac is a repeating cycle of 12 years.  Each year is represented by an animal and its reputed attributes. In order, the 12 animals are Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and

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sport dogs needs fitness
Health and Wellness
Deb Rischar

Learn how Canine Fitness is for all Dogs

Do any of these sounds familiar? Your new puppy’s rear half seems to move at a different speed then its front half. The sweet senior dog struggles to get to its feet after a cozy nap. Your high speed “powering

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Solutions for Trimming Aj’s Nails

Nail trims, the dreaded nail trims.  There are few things that are more hated by most dogs.  Luckily I’ve trained Chase to relax on his side as I dremel each nail.  I don’t trust myself with nail clippers and every

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Endless possibilities for dog training resources
Training
Deb Rischar

Endless Pawsible Training Resources

I can remember the very first dog training class I ever attended.  I was a young girl just starting in 4H.  My mom and dad agreed to take me and one of our family dogs to a 4H sponsored training

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Picket fence in front of house with beware of dog sign
The other end of the leash
Deb Rischar

5 easy steps to be a great canine neighbor

It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood, A beautiful day for a neighbor. Would you be mine? Could you be mine?… Won’t you be my neighbor? I think we all know the tune to the above lyrics sang by the

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Working with an animal communicator
The other end of the leash
Deb Rischar

Using an Animal Communicator

What if you … …could understand more clearly what causes your dog stress or why they behave a certain way in a situation? …weren’t sure what your dogs favorite treat was? …wanted to know what your dog thought about the

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