Archives by: Julie Forbes

Julie Forbes

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Woman’s Best Friend: Housetraining Puppies and Staying the Course

Housetraining can take some time, so don’t be worried or frustrated if it has been a couple of months and your dog still isn’t getting it.
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Housetraining can take some time, so don’t be worried or frustrated if it has been a couple of months and your dog still isn’t getting it. ...
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Woman’s Best Friend: What Makes a Good Veterinarian Tick?

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I’m frustrated with the mentality of veterinary medicine peddling prescription diets made from ingredients like corn, wheat, soy, and meat by-products. ...
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Woman’s Best Friend: Little Bo Peep Knows Her Sheep

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Working with dogs values intuition, depth of relationship and patience. These are areas that women generally excel in. ...
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Woman’s Best Friend: Women in Space – Part Two

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Women have been conditioned for thousands of years to NOT get in the way, to NOT speak up and to NOT assert our own agenda over the needs of others. ...
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Woman’s Best Friend: Women in Space – Part One

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Comforting can work to calm agitated human children, but we have to be careful to appreciate the difference between the two species. ...
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Woman’s Best Friend: Unemployment – A Doggie Epidemic

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For a balanced, calm, happy and fulfilled pooch, provide your dog with some mental stimulation and give her a job! ...
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Woman’s Best Friend: The Balanced Trainer – Positive Reinforcement and Correction

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Every human-dog combination is unique and has different needs and preferences. A good trainer should be able to adjust to the dog. ...
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Woman’s Best Friend: Dogs and Socialization, Clarified

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I’ve worked with a lot of dogs who don’t enjoy the dog park, and have behavioral issues as a result. Sometimes the best solution is to just stop going. ...
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Woman’s Best Friend: Not a Dog Person?

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“Keep the dog away?” I thought to myself. What a bizarre idea. It didn’t compute. Why on Earth would I want a dog kept away from me? ...
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Woman’s Best Friend: Dogs in Common

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I felt sweetly about how powerful our love of dogs can be, and how two people with little in common can instantly connect around their love of dogs. ...
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