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A Humane Revolution

This month, to honor our founding fathers, please take some time to consider how you can create positive change. Simple acts of just speaking up for our “best friends” and educating others about how to end neglect and abuse will create waves. With enough waves we can create a tsunami of compassion that ensures a future without chicken wire cages for breeding companion animals. If you need some ideas or inspiration regarding taking the first step forward, please download Happy Tails Books’ free Mill Dog Manifesto eBook. Continue reading

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Always Learning

My goal is to deliver a memorable performance at high schools, colleges, churches, etc. across the country. Ultimately I expect the performance to inspire some to use their own special talents to assist with animal advocacy efforts (or whatever other causes they are passionate about). People should leave the performance also understanding the connection between puppy mills and pet/internet shops that sell animals, the difference between a reputable breeder and a puppy mill, and the important role shelters and private rescues play in helping our furry friends. Continue reading

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Trainer Tip: Crate Training Calamity

At Happy Tails Books we’ve got some great training resources, and by golly, I’m going to use them! That means that you, our reader, can send in training questions through our website, and we’ll post answers for you here. Look … Continue reading

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Our First Radio Show – recap

So… I spent an hour Thursday talking with my trainer, Mark Leon, during our first episode of “Trainer Talk” on Blogtalkradio.com. We covered various topics regarding fearful dogs, like socialization, introduction to your home, and leash walking. We were off … Continue reading

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Rescue…chocolate? Yum!

I was so excited to come across the Rescue Chocolate website because I saw so many similarities between founder Sarah Gross’ vision for her business and my own for Happy Tails Books. Learn all about her sweet idea in my … Continue reading

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An Alternative Heartworm Treatment

My poor little foster, Max, has more problems than any other dog I’ve seen in a while, but despite his issues, his personality lights up a room. He’s confined to a crate right now because he’s going through the traditional … Continue reading

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Getting Through Grief

Tricia Smith, known for “Thursday Night Suppers” in honor of her deceased Boston Terrier, Molly, has started a new blog to help people overcome pet loss grief. It’s called “Farewell Furry Friend.” I caught up with her this week to … Continue reading

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Pet News and Views

I recently interviewed Michele C. Hollow, an animal advocate who write a blog entitled “Pet News and Views.” Her blog includes great articles about all sorts of animals, like how to help cats to get along, and information about what … Continue reading

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