Blogs

August 24, 2015

Usually things are placed here and there and Mindy walks me through those objects. Not too hard - but today, there are not items placed around. Instead, it's a whole gym full of people eating what you call Popcorn! It smelled nothing like OUR Popcorn. This was a very yummy smell and it was EVERYWHERE I looked! Laying here, laying there, people chopping on it all over. My senses are in overload!

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August 5, 2015

The ADA requires reasonable accommodation for a service dog. This is a two way street between the public establishment and the partner of a service dog. The person with a disability and their trained assistance dog are granted access IF the assistance dog's behavior meets specific requirements.

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July 30, 2015

Are you thinking about getting a puppy? Or, do you currently have a puppy and are having some difficulty in training her? Social experiences, exposure to different locations and environments, noise, sights, surfaces, objects and more; all of these are very important experiences in raising a pup. At ICAN we call it The Puppy's Rule of 12.

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July 30, 2015

For a dog owner, summertime brings an array of potential issues that could affect the safety and health of your pet. This article provides some of the conditions and scenarios your dog may encounter and provides guidance on how to handle them.

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July 30, 2015

Dogs are self centered. They are not motivated to please you unless there is a reward in it for them.

Dogs are amoral- they steal, cheat and lick themselves in public.  THEY know what is "rewarding" vs. "not rewarding"

Every interaction with a dog is a training moment.

Dogs feel our emotions,...

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