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My Dog Training Experience

I wanted to explain a little about my dog training experience, because I feel like a lot of people can relate. Dog training takes a lot of time, patience and dedication that I haven't realized before. And Mochi is my first dog that I can truly call my own. Before Mochi came into my life, a different puppy had hold my heart. We got Gatsby as a 7 week old puppy when I was 16 years old. It was perfect timing since it was springtime and I had a whole summer to take care of him while I was off school. But what does a 16 year old know about dog training?  I am so impressed by some of the dogs...

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My First Dog

When I was 3 years old, we got our first dog. I remember my sister (four years older than me) begging my dad to get a dog.. I remember the day we went to the shelter. The first dog they brought out we knew belonged with us. He was small, had black long hair, and a white chest. A Cocker Spaniel mix. He was so scared.  I remember being too small, too short to reach over my car seat to pet our new pup on the car ride home. I remember us trying to think of names. Oreo? No. Shadow? No. Mickey? Yes! I remember the first week he stayed with us he slipped out the door at night. We...

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