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No matter how you play with your dog, you might have the type of dog who tends to get overly aroused when she gets excited. Just like some children, some dogs come hard-wired to spiral into a state of emotional overload in seemingly low-key situations. All dogs need their owners to know the signs of over arousal. Read more on Animal Behavior Resource Institute here: http://abrionline.org/article.php?id=249

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Did you know? The basenji, an African wolf dog, is the only dog that cannot bark. http://www.facebook.com/pages/CHACO-Dog-Training-Behavior-Consulting-LLC/106862209336142

Did you know? Dog have superior hearing than humans, capable of hearing sounds at four times the distance. http://www.facebook.com/pages/CHACO-Dog-Training-Behavior-Consulting-LLC/106862209336142

Did you know? Dogs have a wet nose to collect more of the tiny droplets of smelling chemicals in the air. http://www.facebook.com/pages/CHACO-Dog-Training-Behavior-Consulting-LLC/106862209336142

Here is a picture of Doodle and Piper who are both up for adoption at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society. Be a hero - adopt! http://www.facebook.com/pages/CHACO-Dog-Training-Behavior-Consulting-LLC/106862209336142

A tired dog is a good dog, and fortunately, there are several fun activities in which to participate with your dog. From the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, here are some options. http://www.apdt.com/petowners/resources/activities.aspx http://www.facebook.com/pages/CHACO-Dog-Training-Behavior-Consulting-LLC/106862209336142

It is common for owners to ask their dog over and over to do something without ever setting the dog up for success. What usually happens is that the dog and the owner fail, and both of them get upset. In reality, the more you talk to your dog the less he/she listens. http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=537041919651500=a.176152399073789.35461.106862209336142=1

Parkour is cool when performed by humans, but when it’s a dog that doing the stunts, it’s simply amazing. TreT, a 5-year-old bull terrier from the Ukraine jumps over railings, climbs walls and sprints, proving he’s a Pakour master on four legs. http://www.odditycentral.com/videos/tret-the-amazing-parkour-dog-from-ukraine.html

When you bring a new dog into your home, you might be a little overwhelmed. Thus, from APDT here is a checklist of things to consider for the new addition to your home. http://www.apdt.com/petowners/gettingadog/checklist.aspx