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Training with Sacajawea–week 14

Sacajawea is a golden retriever puppy from WA.  She comes from strong hunting lines and will be hunting with us this fall.  I named her Sacajawea after the young Indian woman who guided Lewis and Clark.  Sacajawea means “bird woman” … Continue reading

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The Fear/Avoidance Period for Puppies

From 8-10 weeks of age puppies enter the fear/avoidance phase of their development.  This can be one of most crucial times for the pup and owners need to be aware that pups can be especially sensitive to traumatic experiences and … Continue reading

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