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  • Family Paws Parent Education in Ireland

    October 10, 2014

    We are so excited about Family Paws Parent Education exhibition in Northern Ireland this evening for Sure Start. There was lots of interest in the Dogs And Storks Programme.  Great job Gabrielle Dunne for getting word out.  We have an awesome team in Ireland great education ahead!  Awesome to see so much interest and families excited […]

  • What is a “Success Station?”

    July 27, 2014

    Crates, gates, and indoor tethers are some of the management options i will discuss with families in our first visit.  it is common for families to have put away crates and gates once the dog has matured.  When I bring up the topic of management people are surprised and often resistant at first to the idea of […]

  • Let’s celebrate and educate!

    June 28, 2014

    We want to celebrate the 4th of July by offering great special offers on some of our wonderful webinar recordings.  These recordings are packed with valuable information that you will immediately find helpful. Here are the special offers!   Share with friends!   The Best Family Dog  1 hour by Colleen Pelar $9.99     Demystifying […]

  • Family Paws Quality

    June 16, 2014

    We take great pride screening for quality with all of our FPPE licensed presenters/educators.  One of the things we look for is a desire to continue learning and ongoing education! Many people do not know that the dog training field is unregulated.  Anyone can call themselves a “dog trainer” and often people even call themselves (inappropriately) […]

  • Heat and Dogs….take care!

    June 10, 2014

    Keep your dog SAFE!  We all like to take our dogs along for the ride but sometimes it is too dangerous.  Know the risks and be sure you make safe choices when including your dog in the warmer weather!

  • Become dog “aware” dog bite prevention week

    May 16, 2014

    Dog bite prevention week is upon us.  I believe we need a new focus.  Instead of “dog bite” let’s focus on dog “aware.”  Dogs communicate in MANY other ways prior to communicating with a “bite.”  I believe that the focus needs to be on dog communication and promoting learning how to become dog “aware.”   […]

  • Family Photos & Pups

    April 11, 2014

    Every new parent loves to share photos of their precious baby!!  Why not….nothing is cuter than YOUR baby or Grandbaby!  Right!?!   There are some photos of babies that cause me concern and even make me cringe.  These are photos where the baby is accompanied by a very uncomfortable family dog.    A recent photo of the […]

  • 5 types of Supervision

    April 2, 2014

    We always say “supervise” dog and baby/toddlers but I felt a nice graphic would be helpful too!   Here is the PdF to share!  5-types-Supervision-HR

  • Dog protects baby?

    February 10, 2014

    I do not post videos from youtube or even the ones that usually make the rounds but tonight I was sitting here when this one (see here) popped up and my 4 year old was on my lap so I decided to record what she thought after watching it.   She is being silly since […]

  • Football fun and furry friends

    January 31, 2014

    This Sunday is The Big Game…that means…big gatherings, dedicated fans, food and FUN!  Here are some tips to help your pup stay sane during the game! 1. Offer them a quiet place to relax while the party is in full swing. Possibly with a fan or white noise on to keep things calm. 2. Provide […]

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