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Celebrity Yorkie Owners

Lucky Yorkie Yorkshire Terriers are probably the hottest little dog breed in Hollywood these days. Although the toy breed was already en vogue back when Audrie Hepburn owed one, (named Mr. Famous) here’s a list of some present-day Yorkie-owned celebrities…
Snoopy
May 4, 2011
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Canine Celebrations’ Top Dog Tells All

Celebration is such a wonderful way to bring communities of dog owners and pet enthusiasts together which is why I love the concept and idea of Canine Celebration, a non-profit which organizes parties for dog charities around New York City.…
Snoopy
March 9, 2011
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Choosing Smart: Astoria’s Pet Informer Tells All

Knowledgeable Vet-Tech/Shop Owner Helps Each Customer Make Informed Choices Friday, February 18, 2010 By New York Dog Nanny, Cynthia Okimoto Envisioning a world where animals are family is just the tip of the iceberg with Justin DeSola. Young and ambitious,…
Snoopy
February 21, 2011
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Madrette: Your Dog’s Personality Revealed

A Paw Print is Worth It’s Weight in Gold: Madrette Revealed January 27, 2011 By: New York Dog Nanny Cynthia Okimoto Fortune, it would seem, brought New York Dog Nanny and Madrette into acquaintance over the summer of 2010 at…
Snoopy
February 21, 2011
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Proactive Dog Training: Rewarding Good Behavior

After decades of research on learning, B.F. Skinner concluded that positive reinforcement is more powerful than punishment. In practical terms, that means reinforcing (rewarding) your dog for doing things you like will increase the frequency of desirable behavior. Many things can be…
Snoopy
December 1, 2010
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How to Introduce Your New Dog to People

Introducing Your New Dog to People ANY CHARACTER HERE A new dog feels bewildered and stressed by all of the changes, so surrounding her with too many people might cause her to cower or nip. So delay introductions to friends…
Snoopy
November 7, 2010
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The Importance of House Training

A dog that is not housetrained or has lost its housetraining abilities may urinate or defecate in the home whether the owner is present or not. Some dogs learn to avoid eliminating directly in front of the owner if they…
Snoopy
October 4, 2010