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Features January 2016 Issue

I’ll Never Yell At  My Dog Again

How are you going to treat your dog in 2016?

I’ll Never Yell At My Dog Again

(And other New Year’s resolutions you should be making.)

Remember the time your dog (pick one) ate the turkey off the kitchen counter; rolled in another dog’s excrement; scared that nice old lady who lives across the street; or wouldn’t come when you called, and you yelled at him to behave? How’d that work out for you?

Yup, that has been our experience, too. Yelling at a dog is about as useful a solution for getting him to change his behavior as getting him…

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