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Considering feelings

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Even the most timid and insecure animal can flourish given enough time and the right circumstances (especially when a strong bond with good leadership is in play).  It all begins with love, understanding, and putting a bit of thought into how we prepare our dogs for and introduce our dogs to elements of the world we want and expect it to function in.  Animals need an opportunity to access and process new environments and input without adrenaline coursing through their system.   Continue reading