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Zach’s Pet Mole

Zach is one of those non confrontational introverted types so he stays away from everything that scares him. He’ll bark and growl and shake off the stress but he won’t come after you unless you are a squirrel or a ball. Hence it came as no suprise to us that, even though his hills were […]

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My Beef With “Pet Friendly” Hotels

You’d think that finding a pet friendly hotel would have been easy since it is a trending subject but after a thorough search of rooms near us, we found only one that really was all inclusive of pet breeds: La Quinta Inn. A few Best Westerns and one Extended Stay America were willing to take […]

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Deconstructing Zach

When I was little my mom let me watch the movie Reconstructing Henry in which Harrison Ford plays a wealthy man that loses his memory and motor skills due to an accident. As he starts piecing together his life he realizes that he used to be a horrible person and that his new condition presented […]

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The Zach Diaries: Week 8 of Behaviorist Treatment

It has been a few weeks since I posted an update and it was mostly because training Zach to not react to certain things takes time to show improvement.  For the last couple of weeks we have managed to train him to sleep by himself, to react less to doorbells (does not react to doorbells […]

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120 Days With Zach

Time flies! It has already been 4 months since we opened our home and our heart to Zach. Coincidently, today was the day we took him to see Dr Sung, the veterinary behaviorist. After a few weeks of training Z to get into the car and enjoy the drive we will put those skills and […]

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How To Soundproof Your Home: New Dog Owner 101

My puppy Zach has been jumping up on the window ledge and barking at everything he sees. Because this is his job, to scare possible intruders away, it is my guilty pleasure to indulge him. He wasn’t getting hurt nor hoarse which are the primary tell tale signs he is excessively barking. However, based on […]