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Signs of Spring on Our Daily Dog Walk

Signs of Spring on Our Daily Dog Walk

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This has been an usual winter.  It’s not like we have harsh winters where we live, but we should get a lot of rain especially in February.  And, we haven’t.  Most of February has been sunny.  Not just sunny, but springlike.  I’m talking 70s here.  Great weather for taking my dog for a walk.  Misha just loves it! Before the frost and wind brought our temperatures back to normal this weekend, I got some lovely photos from my daily dog…

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Walking the Dog During El Nino

Walking the Dog During El Nino

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El Nino is here and it is bringing us a ton of rain. That’s great for California, for our water supply, and cleaning the air. Not so great for getting in daily dog walks. How do you give your dog enough exercise during the storms brought by El Nino without ending up soaking wet every day? I have been fortunate thus far. Most of the worst storms have been overnight. Most days we wait until there is a break. Then,…

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Better Leash Control on Dog Walks

Better Leash Control on Dog Walks

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(First in my series on how my dog, Misha, has grown since her bad phase after my dad died.  Today, I’ll discuss taking her for walks.) Walking your dog…part of the daily routine for most dog owners.  From the start, Misha was a challenge on leash.  Misha was awful that first year.  For many weeks, she walked on two legs in front of me gasping at the end of the leash. I eventually got her to walk on all four…

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