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Latest from the blog

Canine Good Citizen

For those of you that don’t know, the AKC Canine Good Citizen test is  a 10-step test performed by an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator and requires your dog to demonstrate confidence and... READ MORE

Don’t Rush Your Puppy

Don’t hot house your puppy Ah puppies, so much energy and excitement, especially if you’ve just chosen your service dog candidate. You know there’s so much for them to learn and you’re eager... READ MORE