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Live Q&A: How to set your dog up for success and safety when playing with other dogs

Wednesday, Sep 28th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Do you have questions about how to set your dog up for success when playing with other dogs, dog park safety, and general dog safety, etiquette, and behavior? Please join my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, and Beneful Dream Dog Park Project and pet safety expert Arden Moore for a live Q&A on my Facebook page […]

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How good dog owners think about dog parks

Wednesday, Sep 7th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Dog parks are playgrounds, not group therapy. I’m talking about those people who bring dogs to dog parks not to proactively provide opportunities for happy socializing, but to fix socialization problems with other dogs. The first gets a big thumbs up from me; the second is a real problem. I’ll let my trainer daughter, Mikkel […]

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How dog parks create joy for dogs and owners

Tuesday, Aug 30th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I was in St. Louis recently, shooting some pet owner education videos with the folks at Purina as part of my ongoing partnership with them. We were chatting about some of the experiences that have led me to value the human-animal bond so profoundly, and I got around to telling them about the dog park […]

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