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Dawn Watson
Gloucester City, NJ
Professional dog training using only positive reinforcement. Natural Training for Exceptional Dogs
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Proprietors Park, King Street and the Delaware River, Gloucester City NJ (photo credit Dawn Watson) (CNBNewsnet)(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)--How many artists, writers, poets, sculptors, jewelry makers, and hand crafters does it take to make a city? A good place to ask... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(August 11,2018)-- An internet source has defined the term animal hoarder as an individual who possesses more than the typical number of companion animals. The individual is unable to provide even minimal standards of nutrition, sanitation, shelter,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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by CNBNewsnet Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 10, 2018)--Gloucester City resident Dawn O. Watson began writing about the mythical town of "Pi, NJ" while caring for her mother in her home. "I needed something to do while keeping my mother... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 6, 2018)-- Gloucester City’s Cultural Arts and Heritage Society is gearing up for their tenth riverfront art, crafts, and music festival to be held at Proprietor’s Park on September 29, 2018 from eleven until... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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CNBNewsnet Sometimes a family’s intentions are good—they rescue a dog from a shelter or organization, bring him home, work with him, get training help for him, and do all the things necessary to assimilate him into the household. But, after... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ— Everybody knows one: that friend or relative that can bring a mood down faster than you can say, “Debbie Downer”. I’m not talking about the person suffering from depression or a temporary mental... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 28, 2018)-- Most pet dogs enjoy playtime with their human pack. However, it sometimes seems as though Fido is constantly demanding your attention in one form or another. For example, you have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Cnbnewsnet Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 28, 2018)--On Saturday, September 29, prepare to be involved, entertained, and amazed at the 10th Annual Riverfront Arts and Music Festival at Proprietor's Park, King Street and Jersey Avenue at the Delaware River. This... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(July 23, 2018)-- I grew up poor. Not homeless poor, but the kind of poor where I had to start working when I was fourteen to contribute to the household. It’s just how it was. My... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 2 1, 2018)--I once had a client with an “aggressive” St Bernard. Aggression is defined as the intent to do harm and dogs that are given this label are definite liabilities, both safety-wise and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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CNBNews Staff (CNBNewsnet)(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ) (July 20, 2018)--Mary Lou Adams, the founder of the Gloucester City Cultural Arts and Heritage Society, (photo above) recently won second prize in the professional category, the acrylics division, at the Camden County College juried... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet CNBNewsnet(July 16, 2018)--Dating happens. When a woman of retirement age decides she’d like to have a companion, the requirements may differ from that of a younger person. A robust, sixty-something woman will probably look for a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 14, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- When a dog chases a car he is rewarded; it’s a classic case of positive reinforcement because he runs after it and it goes away. In his mind, it’s possible... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 9, 2018)(cnbnewsnet)-- Have you ever started a conversation only to be hijacked by the individuals to whom you are speaking? For example: Me: I’m a dog trainer. First Person: I have a dog! Second... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet Unless you are a dog lover, you will never understand how much love one can have for his or her dog. Your feelings are very similar to the love a mother or father has for his... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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RPP: The Place to Be! by CNBNewsnet Staff (CNBNewsnet)GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (July 2, 2018)-- RiverPark Pub, located at 200 Jersey Avenue in Gloucester City has been giving back to the community since it was established in early 2017. Local bands... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet I live on the street. Not literally, but the only thing that separates my house from the sidewalk is about a foot of aluminum siding and some paneling. And two windows that allow me to not... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--As part of your family, your dog deserves the best possible life. This includes tools that enrich, challenge, and entertain her. These tools need not be costly; many stimulating toys and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet I wasn’t ready for my children to enter adulthood. They disobeyed me by growing up, leaving home, and having lives that did not include asking for my permission to get jobs or even cross the street by themselves.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet Many dog owners have their dogs shaved for the summer but dogs need that outer coat to keep cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Most dogs have three kinds of fur: undercoat, guard hair, and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn O Watson/CNBNewsnet I’ve been counting calories. I’d tell you I’m having a mid-life crisis but that would mean I’m shooting for a hundred thirty-four years old. Since being unable to get last year’s summer slacks up past my knees,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson } CNBNewsnet If you are considering adopting an older dog here are some things to consider: An older dog has likely been abandoned. He is frightened. He will probably require medical and dental care. A shelter will probably... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet I bought a blouse at Walmart about a week ago. It cost over a hundred bucks. Oh, that’s not what the tag said—the tag advertised it at four dollars. But, by the time I got done paying for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 9, 2018)--Many dogs are either born with, or acquire, hearing-related impairments. Their guardians need to master silent training commands in order to give them the quality of life they deserve. The first order of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 8, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Local author Dawn O Watson’s newest novel, “Ezekiel: 38” switches gears from her series about a small town (the Pi series) and tells of the destruction of young people and those of high intellect, with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City