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Assistance dog training center in Winsted organizing an open day

WINSTED – Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities is organizing an open house on October 3 to give the public a glimpse of the association’s work. The organization, which trains service dogs for people with disabilities, was founded in 1995 by Lu and Dale Picard. Their daughter, Carrie Picard, is the association’s fund development and communications […]

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Dog training is well suited to the new workforce model

Corporal Jeremy Wikner has served in many roles during his military career, but he is man’s best friend who holds a prominent place in his current journey. Having had a varied career that has included deployments, solemn assignment and standby service in multiple SERCATs, Corporal Wikner now balances work at the Future Ready Workforce (FRW) […]

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Military training of working dogs strengthens the bond between soldier and dog | Local News

The 549th Military Working Dog Detachment is hosting a certification session for new dogs and handlers this week at Fort Wainwright. The four-day training covers a variety of skills including obedience, bite work, patrolling, and drug and explosives detection. Kennelmaster Detachment Sgt. Elisabeth Wienke explained that the handler and dog teams are certified every year, […]

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Regulation and supervision in the dog training industry?

By Joan Hunter Mayer Based on comments from previous articles, I’m glad the topic of dog education is being discussed – education and awareness is essential! Did you know that dog training is an unregulated industry in many countries, including the United States? There are no official government agencies that oversee the practice of dog […]

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Lancaster dog training facilities bring dog problems to heel

A & T’s Heronswood Canine Retreat, near Ashton Hall, Lancaster. But many don’t realize that changing routines can create similar anxieties in dogs, manifested in unwanted behaviors including separation anxiety, barking, nervousness, jumping or pulling. Record levels of dog purchases during the lockdown have seen an exponential increase in behavior issues and requests for help, […]

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Dog lovers unite for 10th annual Paul Bunyan Dog Training Association event

Even that first morning, the Beltrami County fairgrounds were alive with the hustle and bustle of a competitive weekend: dog handlers were doing a last-minute blow-dry and brushing of canine coats; the dogs took intermittent naps and cuddles between shows; and outdoor workouts and potty breaks were often. About 125 dogs took part in the […]