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Melissa McCue-McGrath
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Certified Dog Trainer. Car Talk Pet Guru. Author of Considerations for the City Dog.
Certified Dog Trainer. Car Talk Pet Guru. Author of Considerations for the City Dog.

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Blogger "AwesomeDogs" posted a fantastic piece on prong collars. Her theory is pretty global and works in a lot of areas, not just dog training. Her theory was, "You don't know until you try, right?" She took a prong collar and wore it around her neck to se...

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Closer to Dog
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Jaclyn Smith from " Closer To Dog ," a podcast about people who work with dogs, coyotes, wolves and other canids. She takes a look at everything from a day in the life of an Animal Control Officer, to Slobbr - ...

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Boxes are the gift that keeps on giving : or: my child is a reincarnated cat.

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Captain found a new place to snuggle.
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Discussion with Tracie Hotchner: "Importance of Environment in Lives of Dogs"
I recently had an incredible discussion with Tracie Hotchner, host of "Dog Talk" on the Radio Pet Lady Network.  I had never been interviewed for a radio program before! This was quite exciting and Tracie was such an engaging host! We discussed not just " C...

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"Dear Little...

...I’m angry at our Senate and the House for refusing to do their jobs and keep you safe. Instead of hearing the words and stories of victims, including one if their own who was gunned down in a parking lot, they stand by the gun lobby because money keeps them in their seat. Every Congress person who had voted in opposition to common sense legislation had put their job before your safety and the safety of your classmates across the country.

I’m angry at a culture that caves to fear and clings to guns (or clings to fear of losing guns) instead of thinking about the implications of what that fear does to our nation’s preschool teachers.

I’m saddened to hear my kid knows two kinds of lock down. (When there is someone inside the school, and someone outside the school).

I’m saddened that my 4 year old’s preschool teacher has to dedicate time to this, but I’m ever grateful she does."...
Dear Little, You are only 4 years old. Only. 4. Years. Old. Your voice still has a Minnie-Mouse quality that only children (and reeeeeallllly talented voice actors) have. Which is why, when I why m started out the back door on my way to work, you stopped…

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The Garmin Thing...
Let's say I made a tool designed to keep kids safe. This tool would keep track of a child's activity, keep them from getting into things, and allow a method in which parents could reprimand their children with an app on the phone. Let's say I did not consul...

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Not the best photo, but totally the best moment. Rohan and Captain, snuggled up together under the air conditioner.
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Went to Revere Beach with Aislyn to see the sculptures! We even ran into some friends :)

with +Maria Moss

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Mornings are hard!
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