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East Bay Hikes & Resources for the Adventurous Pet Owner

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

As the weather begins to brighten, it's time to plan some weekend trips and get outdoors with your favorite furry friend! Want to take a wine tour? A hike in the East Bay? How about a little overnight trip to a dog-friendly Bed and Breakfast? Sure, why not!?   READ MORE

The Traits of a Good Dog Walker

Thursday, September 04, 2014

By Phil Falkell  
Pawderosa Pet Co-Owner & Professional Dog Handler

Over the years I've had many people comment on how cooperative my canine groups are out on the trail, so I thought I would explain what goes into creating a group of well-behaved dogs. It all starts with the handler. First and foremost, establishing a routine for the dogs helps them to anticipate what is expected of them.  Below are some of the additional areas of focus that are key definers of a dog handler's success, tips and tricks I've honed over the last 15 years of working in the field.


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