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The Dogcharmer: Scrappy

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Dear Tom, Our 9-month-old Havanese, Scrappy, took a tumble down the stairs when we first got him last fall. You guessed it ... he hasn't...

Dogcharmer: Cavapoo, meet Rottweiler

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Hey Tom, My wife and I will soon be taking our 5-month-old, 12-pound cavapoo for a three-night visit with our adult son and grandchildren off-Island....

Dogcharmer: Nose work

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Hi Tom: Jeremy suggested I do some nose work with Bodhi, so I wanted to ask you where to start. And what are the benefits...

Dogcharmer: Stay, Pepper

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Hi Tom!  We recently adopted a puppy named Pepper. We have been pretty successful with training her, but I am having one issue with one...

Dogcharmer: Training ground

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Dear Dog Charmer: When do you think training should begin? Thanks so much!   Eleanor   Dear Eleanor and Dog Charmer readers,        This is a question I get asked all the...

Dogcharmer: Scared shepherd

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Dear Mr Shelby, My name is Diana. I live in Mauritius. I have a German shepherd who is very scared of thunder and lightning. At...

Dogcharmer: Sensory overload

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Dear Dogcharmer readers, I've been getting paid to play intelligently with dogs for a long time — so long that I'm hard-pressed to hear a...

Dogcharmer: Daisy and Opie

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Dear Dog Charmer,   It doesn’t matter how many times my dogs, Daisy and Opie, have seen a squirrel, a bird, a deer...or even our next...

Dogcharmer: Loud Lab

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Hi Tom,  I hope you are doing well.  I am writing about our beautiful Harlow, 6-month-old Lab-cross rescue. She is overall a great dog, listens mostly...

Dogcharmer: Daisy and Opie

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Dear Dogcharmer, It doesn’t matter how many times my dogs, Daisy and Opie, have seen a squirrel, a bird, a deer, or even our next-door...

Dogcharmer: Casey

Dear Dogcharmer, Our Irish setter, Casey, refuses to allow anyone to groom her. When I approach her with a grooming brush, she backs off. I...

Dogcharmer: LouLou

Dear Tom, LouLou, an 18-month-old (or so) foxhound came to us in late October 2018. I am uncertain of her background, but she is a...

Dogcharmer: Fiona, the new friend

Hi Tom, Jenna here, in need of more doggy advice! We recently welcomed a little rescue puppy male to our family, a 9-month-old chihuahua/corgi/sheltie/Havanese mix,...

The Dogcharmer: Scout’s honor

Hey, Tom! We live on a main road with many people passing by our windows each day. Our 14-month-old mixed-breed, Scout, LOVES to bark when...

Dogcharamer: The thief meets the Dog God

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You get home, really hungry, really looking forward to that pastrami on rye you’ve been thinking about for the last hour. Finally, you’re in...

Dogcharmer: Cloe and Mookie, BFFs

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Hi, Dogcharmer Tom, My question was whether Cloe (my 2-year-old foster pup through Sandy Paws Rescue), who had been with three other dogs since a...

Ask the Dogcharmer: Tongue-tied

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There was rarely a week that went by when I didn’t have at least a handful of first appointments. They, the dogs that is,...

Dogcharmer: Welcome to the family

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Hi Tom, You’ve been so helpful training Coco and Loretta. Now I need you once more. I am bringing a rescue puppy home with...

Burying the bone

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Dear Dogcharmer, I have a question. It pertains to dogs digging and burying. My previous mutt of 17 years was never a digger — the...

Dogcharmer: Coffee table or chew toy?

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Dear Dogcharmer, My husband and I own two dogs: Our old girl, Luna, is a 9-year-old Lab mix whom we've had since she was a...
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