November 9, 2022 Issue # 7
Made Me Chuckle
Another favorite of mine; Hilary Price, is a cartoonist, storyteller, speaker, and hales from western Massachusetts. “Rhymes With Orange,” her award-winning comic strip, appears in newspapers internationally. (She was also the youngest woman to have a syndicated strip.) Check out her website for other comics; she’s great… https://www.hilaryprice.net
A Dear "Ask The Dog Guy" Video
Barking and Bark Collars
They Can Work... But...
Someone writes that is using a type of bark collar on two dogs, and it sort of solved the barking problem but caused a more serious problem. It’s not the tools, folks; the fool at the end, the tool, that’s often the problem.
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An "Ask The Dog Guy" Article
Same Litter Puppies – Good Or Bad Idea?
Wives Tale or a Reality? Some people want to get two pups at the same time for a variety of reasons, that more often than not are either wrong or less significant in impact than you might think.
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