Racist Dogs

There are lots of animals out there with obvious prejudices against one type of person, or another.  This is especially common in our pet dogs, because they’re so intimately tied up in our social lives.  It’s very common for us dog trainers to meet dogs who particularly despise African Americans, or Asians, or Latinos, or […]

3 Things I learned at the CNCA/NACSW Conference

Last week, I attended the joint symposium of the California Narcotic Canine Association and the National Association of Canine Scent Work in San Diego, CA. It was a wonderful opportunity to network, share ideas, and learn about K9 Nose Work’s older, more serious sibling: detection work for law enforcement. Professional K9 Handlers and trainers, animal […]

Fur and Feather Works is moving to a new home!

We’ve outgrown our old home at The Dog Park! Dog Daycare (and we’re so grateful to them for their partnership for the past 5 years), so we’re moving to a bigger, better facility! Beginning in late January or early February (depending on when the renovations will be done), group classes and in-facility private lessons will […]

Gift Certificates Available!

Know what makes a great gift for the animal lover in your life? Gift certificates for fun training! Any class, any private training, any amount. Maybe for our Learn to Speak Dog workshop? What a thoughtful gift, you wonderful human being, you.

Learn to Speak Dog: A Body Language Workshop

Ever wanted to have a conversation with your dog?  Wonder what they’re thinking? Do you want to know how to tell what are good, safe social interactions, and what’s going to end badly? Dogs spend their whole lives learning to speak “human.” Maybe it’s time we humans learned to speak dog. Back by popular demand, […]

Dog Tracking Seminar!

Finally, tracking is being offered again in our area! What is tracking? Beginning Tracking Seminar Where: ¾ Circle H Ranch 1350 Dresslerville Road Gardnerville, Nevada 89460 When: November 21 & 22, 2015 From 10:00 am to 3:00 pm The purpose of this seminar is to introduce the dog sport of tracking and get the dog/handler […]

Tails and Trends – Autumn 2015

You might see it around in your vet’s office, or your favorite daycare or groomer’s shop, or, you can find it right here! Here’s the fall edition of Fur and Feather Works’ quarterly newsletter, Tails and Trends! Autumn 2015  

WAT DOING?

Just a little something to make you giggle. 🙂

Burgeoning Success Story: Freckles

Freckles’ mom wrote us a Facebook message to say: “Freckles just wanted to say thank you Joanna for helping him make a new human friend, our training tonight went WONDERFUL!!” Freckles is afraid of new people, and doesn’t make friends easily, so this is big news for him.  Good job, buddy!

What to do if your dog eats marijuana

Not pointing any fingers, just gonna leave this here … https://www.thedodo.com/what-to-do-if-your-dog-eats-pot-1225680170.html I have heard from several sources in the veterinary community that this is a very common occurrence.  But it’s definitely not fun for the animals.

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