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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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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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The Zach Diaries: Week Two of Behaviorist Treatment Plan

All days start with 2 Prozacs, 20 mgs each. Since this won’t change past day 1, I won’t repeat it. I’ll list medication changes as they happen. Also, he always responds to water, inside and outside commands so we won’t include them in the practice cue list. Day 8, April 20th: After the excitement of […]

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Let it snow!

Zach just went outside on his first snow day ever! He loves to lick the balls that froze overnight, especially his Jolly Ball. Usually I wouldn’t make a big deal out of such a small event but considering how happy and non-plussed he seems, it is worth sharing. Thanks to the many volunteers and foster […]

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Zach Has Taught Me Well

Zach’s last day on planet Earth would have been December 13th. 😦 By pure luck, I stumbled upon his information by doing a Google search on pitbull/lab mix dogs: He was a puppy, homeless, and asking for a superhero to save him. The call moved me so much so that I begged my husband to let […]