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  • All posts by Steve King

    • Why oh why (part 2)?

      Continuing last week’s theme of “strange” dog quirks: •Why does my dog shake when he’s not wet? Part of it goes back to your dog’s...

    • Why, oh why (part 1)?

      As you’ve noticed, dogs do, what appear to us, strange things at times. “Strange”, as with so much in the natural world, only in the...

    • Canine Good Neighbour (CGN)

      Your dog has successfully completed a basic obedience class and with on-going training you are pleased with how obedient and well behaved your dog has...

    • Responsibilities of dog ownership

      So you’ve made the decision to get a dog. You’ve researched which breed makes sense for your family, lifestyle and budget and today is the...

    • Lions Foundation of Canada (LFOC)

      What are you doing on Saturday May 11th? If nothing comes to mind, let me invite you to join us for the 1st Annual Chestermere...

    • Why do dogs roll in foul smells?

      So you’ve just collected your dog from the groomer and, being a nice day, decide to take your dog to the local off-leash park. Within...

    • Does my dog like me?

      Dogs don’t have the DNA to come up to you, swing their front paws around your neck and whisper in your ear how much they...

    • Is your dog bored?

      Are we there yet? Mom I’m bored, there’s nothing to do! These expressions of boredom will never be SPOKEN by a dog but once you...

    • How to make your dog happy

      Dogs are complex creatures that have simple needs. When you break it down, outside of medical conditions that occur, dogs are happy when the following...

    • How dogs learn

      A bit like Big Brother, dogs are ALWAYS watching us and reading our body language. I’m ever more convinced that dogs must have a second...