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7 Dog Products Professionals Swear By

As a kennel owner and professional dog trainer for over 24 years, I have dog products coming out my ears. The latest supplement, gizmo, training tool – you name it, I’ve tried it. From this plethoric pile of products, however, I find myself reaching for just a few on a regular basis. It’s like my closet, which is crammed with slacks, blouses, dresses, jackets and jewelry

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Camilla Gray-Nelson, the Dog Talk Diva

Camilla Gray-Nelson on This Week In America

Camilla Gray-Nelson, author of Lipstick and the Leash, discusses the four myths of dog training (and more):
1. Dogs are born with a desire to please their masters. 2. A dog will protect his family because he loves them. 3. A dog will not hurt someone he loves. 4. Puppies eventually grow out of bad behavior or you just love them through it.

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The Rescue Dog’s Psalm

Just the other day, a friend relayed a touching rescue dog story to me. She had been traveling in a popular tourist town and met a shop owner with a new rescue dog. The dog, it turned out, had belonged to a homeless man living on the streets in her well-known city.

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Sonoma County Dog Trainer, Camilla Gray-Nelson on KMOV TV

Camilla Gray-Nelson on KMOV-TV, St. Louis

Camilla Gray-Nelson, author of Lipstick and the Leash, discusses how women are saddled with the responsibility of dog training in over 70% of homes. She discusses dog training for women and teaches follow-through by way of a training can and more.

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Camilla Gray-Nelson, the Dog Talk Diva, on Petline

Camilla on CFAX Radio Petline

Petline Host, Jennifer Shaw, interviews Camilla Gray-Nelson on the particular challenges a woman faces while attempting to handle and train the family dog. Camilla covers pack-dog mentality, commanding respect and becoming a leader for your dog.

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Monthly Maintenance Classes

For Board & Train Grads & Their Dogs

To better serve our Dream Dog™ Board & Train graduates, our monthly maintenance classes have had a Total Makeover! Now each month will have its own theme, and each class within that month will be geared for either on-leash OR off-leash grads and include Holiday preparedness exercises when appropriate. We will even be including special HOLIDAY training exercises for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and 4th of July!

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