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All Kinds Of Heroes

When I asked Andre for his thoughts on Chicago to write this, the first thing he said was exactly the same as the first thing I thought — “What can I say about Chicago?” Like father, like son, right? And, really, what can you say, other than that it is a totally remarkable place, with many nicknames. The Windy City, the Second City, Chicagoland. It sits on the shores of Lake Michigan, which is the third largest of the Great Lakes and the only one contained entirely within the United States. It’s located in the heart of the country, and

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All About Dogs

How To Bring Out Your Dog’s Inner Genius

How smart is your dog? It’s a question more and more people are asking and trying to answer with things like a DIY dog IQ test. Now, there are even more academic studies of the subject with some universities, like Yale, setting up their own centers for canine cognition. According to the New York Times, people are flocking to them to find out how smart their dogs are. But you don’t need to travel miles to a university lab to help improve your dog’s intelligence. Here are eight simple games you can play to help increase your dog’s smarts, fulfill

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Dog Training

Putting The Brakes On Pulling [VIDEO]

Do you know why your dog is pulling on the leash? Cesar does! In this video, he explains why you think your dog pulls, why your dog is really pulling, and what to do to stop it. Whether you need leash training for your dog or want to teach your pup to accept the leash, the secret to ending pulling is the same… 0

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Biting

How To Stop A Puppy From Biting And Chewing

Young dogs learn to explore the world with their mouths since they don’t have hands that they can grab things with. Often, this inevitably leads to a puppy nipping or biting at anything that comes near its face, particularly parts of people, as well as to destroying anything around the house it can get its teeth on. While it can be cute when a tiny puppy tries to do it, it’s an important habit to break because nipping and destructive chewing are two the biggest reasons that adult dogs wind up abandoned in shelters once the cute factor wears off.

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All About Dogs

Fun Ways To Include Your Dog In Holiday Festivities

While most people may be focused on what gifts to give or how to fit in every holiday party on their schedule, Pack Leaders also have another goal: dog-friendly holidays. Part of this means keeping your dog safe during festivities. The holidays can be perilous for four-legged family members if you’re not careful. Just a few things to watch out for include: cord chewing and tinsel eating, trees and other decorations that can fall, and dangerous reactions to noisemakers. For a more extensive list, check out our story on Holiday survival tips for pets. But the holidays don’t have to

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Dog Care

How To Meet A Timid Dog

In “The Language of Dogs,” volume two of Cesar’s Essentials of Dog Behavior video series,  Cesar comes to the rescue of Alex and Barret, whose dog Lucy is afraid of everything that isn’t them. Continuing where his “Socialization” DVD left off, Cesar shares his wisdom to teach us how dogs communicate with each other and how we can communicate with them in a way they will understand. Do we really understand what dogs are “saying?” And, if not, how can we bridge the gap between them and us? Only by truly understanding the language of dogs will we be able to

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5 Comandos Esenciales Que Puedes Enseñar A Tu Perro

Tener un perro entrenado no es lo mismo que tener un perro equilibrado, pero adiestrarlo en comandos básicos de obediencia puede ser útil en la hora de abordar los problemas de comportamiento, que tiene ahora o que podrá desarrollarse en el futuro. Así que, ¿por dónde empezar con el entrenamiento de obediencia canina? Podrías tomar una clase, pero no es necesario, tú mismo puedes adiestrar a tu mascota. De hecho, con la actitud correcta, ¡el adiestramiento puede ser un proceso muy divertido para tu perro y para ti! Sienta Este es uno de los comandos de obediencia más fáciles para

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Los 5 Problemas Más Comunes En La Caminata Resueltos

La caminata diaria es una parte importante del liderazgo de manada responsable, pero para muchos, es también la más estresante. Dominar la caminata no sólo hará esta parte de tu rutina diaria agradable, sino que también te ayudará tremendamente en la solución de otros problemas de comportamiento, porque al fin tu perro te verá como el Líder de la Manada. Estas son algunas de las soluciones para los problemas más comunes en la caminata: Tirando de la correa Este es probablemente el problema más común que enfrentan los Líderes de la Manada. Algunos perros no quieren caminar, ¡quieren correr! Entonces,

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All About Dogs

Como Entrenar A Tu Perro Para La Jaula

Quizás rescataste a una mascota que nunca fue adiestrada para ir al baño afuera de la casa; o tienes que moverte al otro lado del país y necesitas poner tus perros en una jaula para el viaje; o tal vez tu perro anda actuando de forma destructiva mientras estés afuera de la casa. Hay muchas razones por las cuales podrías necesitar entrenar a tu perro adulto para sentarse con calma y tranquilidad en una jaula o cajón. Infelizmente, esto es algo que puede causar daño a tu perro si no lo haces de la manera correcta. Lo que no queremos

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All About Dogs

People Training For Training Leads

Whether you prefer the simplicity of Cesar’s colorful nylon training leads or need the advanced assistance of the Pack Leader Collar, the principles behind both are the same. Watch now as trainer and Dog Psychology Center Director Jennifer Gray shows Andre Millan the ropes when it comes to using slip-leads. Which collar do you use for walking your dog? 0

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