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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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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 4 days ago 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 6 days ago 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
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Dawn O Watson/CNBNewsnet My shopping week starts when I receive the flyer from the ShopRite. I generally cast it aside until I can organize my bills by shut-off date, then relax with a cup of coffee to peruse the ads.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson/CNBnewsnet I see many articles & videos in which children are ‘playing’ with their dogs. The children are pulling on the pets’ ears, jumping on them, tempting them with food and then taking it from them. These media entries... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson/CNBnewsnet I see many articles & videos in which children are ‘playing’ with their dogs. The children are pulling on the pets’ ears, jumping on them, tempting them with food and then taking it from them. These media entries... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 28, 2018)-- Being of a certain age, some of my parts need replacing. I’m not speaking of cosmetic enhancements—although the thought has occurred to me more than once in my lifetime—I’m talking... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet During my years as a trainer I’ve encountered folks that don’t need professional help with their dogs. They don’t need help because it’s ‘only a puppy’. They don’t need help because ‘he just needs to learn what to... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNewsnet)(May 21, 2018)--I talk to inanimate objects. Sometimes I give them names. Just the other day, I had a conversation with a chair that constantly reaches out its stubby leg to smack my shin. “You’re one step... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet CNBNews graphics file (Peyton Cleary as a puppy) click image to enlarge GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (May 19, 2018)--You and your puppy are playing an enthusiastic game of tug-of-war while you are sitting on the floor. You let Puppy... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn O Watson/CNBNewsnet I suffer from many letters in the alphabet: OCD, SAD, SAP, and CPA. Recently, I misplaced my cellphone. I was late for an appointment and didn’t have time to tear up my house to find it, so... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn O Watson/CNBNews There is a brief window of opportunity for successful socialization of puppies. Between the ages of eight to sixteen weeks, concentrate on introducing puppy to three new faces, three new places, and three new dogs every day.... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn O Watson/CNBNewsnet I’m getting shorter. When I was a kid, I was always the tallest person in my group. It didn’t matter if the group included boys, I was always the biggest one. Later on, in high school, a... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet Summer is coming, and with it, some problems for you and Fido. Fleas may be present at any time of year but during warmer weather, they flourish. If your dog is scratching, she may have fleas. Prescription and... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn O Watson | CNBNewsnet My jeans hold so many memories. The other day I decided to clean out my closet and dispose of any pants, jeans, or leggings that I seldom wore. I never dreamed it would lead to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet If you have just adopted a dog from a shelter or rescue, one of the first interactions with him should be to cultivate trust between you. Adopted dogs (older dogs not purchased as puppies) have varied,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn O Watson | CNBNewsnet My grocery shopping expeditions are epic examples of my priorities. For example, I can walk into ShopRite with one of those small carts and by Aisle 5 I’m out of space. I’m reminded of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn O Watson/CNBNewsnet It’s a terrible feeling when you lose a beloved pet. Perhaps someone left a door open or forgot to close a gate. Whatever the reason, you and your pet are terrified. It’s not expensive to have your... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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CNBNewsnet/Dawn O Watson I was watching a commercial on television the other day and it made me mad. A famous movie star was touting the benefits of an “anti-aging product” that made wrinkles disappear. I would have been impressed except... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet There are at least a dozen theories on whether or not bones—natural or synthetic—are good for dogs. While science has yet to create the perfect chew-toy, this topic just states my opinions and experiences as both... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(cnbnewsnet) The weather is finally getting warmer! Fido seems more restless than usual and constantly begs for attention. Spring fever is in full bloom! Try to take your dog for multiple walks when the weather is nice. Play with him... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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CNBNewsnet When it comes to politeness, I have my limits. Usually, my patience is at an end after an hour. Owning my own business means dealing with people every day. However, I’m usually able to accommodate my frailties by limiting... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet Well, hello Spring! I see by the calendar that today is your first day! Not to be nosy, but where are the crocuses? I guess they’re down there, under two feet of snow, waiting until you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City