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Woman’s Best Friend: Women in Space – Part One

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

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

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

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?

“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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Family Spotlight Series: Nette & Jasmine

In this family spotlight series, The Next Family takes a look inside the lives of Nette, Jasmine and their kids. ...
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Depression in Seattle: Why Our Indoor Lifestyle Likely Matters More Than the Weather

The rain may be our greatest ally against Seasonal Affective Disorder. So get out in the rain - and splash in the puddles! ...
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Starbucks and Race: At Least Schultz is Trying Something

Everyone seemed to keep saying that we did not need to talk about this, this is not an issue, but the very response says that there is one. ...
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Woman’s Best Friend: Dogs in Common

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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Woman’s Best Friend: Clarifying Ideas of Leadership and Authority with Your Dog

The conversation of working and living with dogs is one that often includes establishing boundaries and control, as well as motivation and friendship. ...
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