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 […]

In this quarter’s newsletter:

In this quarter’s Tails and Trends: Meet our new trainer, how dogs improve our health, and which types of play are dangerous. Read and sign up for your own copy here!

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 […]

Four things I learned at the Wild West Veterinary Conference

Last week I attended the Wild West Veterinary Conference for most of the week.  This conference is held here in Reno every year, and I’ve heard it talked about by friends and clients in the veterinary field for years, but have never been able to attend until now. Aside from learning more about the veterinary […]

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  


Just a little something to make you giggle. 🙂

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