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Using Tai Chi to Rotate Away from a Jumping Dog

Roxy jumps up to kiss you as a standard greeting. I correct her, but the “It’s all right” crowd at our recent party made it hard to convince her to accept a consistent, more appropriate alternative. Not everyone likes being … Continue reading

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Keeping Myself Aligned While Walking The Dogs

Shoulders to the left, hips overcompensating to the right, knees resisting a pull to the left, toes gripping the ground in front— lately I’ve felt like a disheveled Rubik’s Cube walking the dogs. Rico suffered a flare-up of spondylosis, making … Continue reading

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The Martial Art of Dog Training?

Have you ever stood outside while it’s snowing, just watching the world disappear under a white blanket? Living in Virginia – born, raised, and still loving it – I noticed at an early age that as snow falls, the sounds … Continue reading

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