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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 In many states, it is now a felony to allow pets to remain outdoors during cold weather. Unless you own a Husky, Malamute, American Eskimo dog, or Wolf hybrid, your dog belongs inside, with you,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet Fido scratches. He licks, bites, and scoots across the floor. Fleas? Maybe. But, more likely it’s seasonal allergies. When leaves fall, they create piles of mold, the spores of which may cause an allergic reaction. Since... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Written by Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet When I’m working with a client, I often say, “I’m not teaching your dog—I’m teaching you how to teach your dog how to behave”. An obedient and well-rounded dog is one that is told... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet image courtesy of pixabay.com Playing with the family pet is an important social interaction, both for the pet and the human. It increases the human/animal bond and ideally brings joy to all participants. The activities of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(CNBNewsnet)-- One of the worst dog-related inventions I have ever come across is the retractable leash. These devices are made from plastic and fishing line, and have cost many dogs their lives. In addition, they have caused injuries to people.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn O. Watson | CNBNewsnet There is an area around my house where anything goes. It’s private, even though there may be twenty moving vehicles, a gas station, a dozen neighbors sitting on porches, and four little girls playing jump-rope... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(cnbnewsnet) One of the worst dog-related inventions I have ever come across is the retractable leash. These devices are made from plastic and fishing line, and have cost many dogs their lives. In addition, they have caused injuries to people.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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cnbnewsnet Children must be taught polite interaction with pets at a young age. If a child is left unsupervised, a tragedy is likely to occur, which will mean a death sentence for the pet. Many times, a dog will react... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet I am often asked for help housebreaking dogs. It is a time-consuming but essential part of raising a dog to be socially acceptable. Here are the steps to take to train your best buddy to “go”... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Mrs. Jean L. DeBord passed away at her daughter’s home in Gloucester City on September 16, 2017. The former resident of Allentown, Pa., she was 94 years young. She is predeceased by her son, Darryl. Her daughter, Dawn Watson, is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn O. Watson | CNBNewsnet There is a growing trend in America to adopt dogs that were raised in a ‘puppy mill’—typically a facility in which female dogs are bred repeatedly and their offspring sold at auctions, farmers’ markets, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn O. Watson | CNBNewsnet Your newly adopted or a dog you have raised from puppyhood suddenly begins ignoring your cues, staring you down, even growling at you on occasion. How can you make this behavior cease quickly and compassionately?... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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by Dawn Watson cnbnewsnet School is starting and everyone is excited; new friends, new ways of thinking, maybe even a new school! But, what about Fido? Humans and animals thrive on learning. If you consider your dog part of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet You know the signs of a healthy dog—bright eyes, clear nose, shiny fur, good appetite. But, are you familiar with the signs of sickness in your best buddy? Some of the signs of illness are subtle... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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cnbnewsnet What do you do when your dog is lost? Your reaction will make a huge difference in whether he will be found! Social media is the easiest and fastest way to connect to those that may be able to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet Dogs remember things. I like to tell the story about my confrontation with a large, older dog, out for a walk with his owner. The dog saw me coming from the opposite direction and started yelping... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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. by Dawn O. Watson | CNBNewsnet Does your dog demand attention? Does he ‘get in your face’ and seem to invade your personal space? At first, it’s cute and taken as a sign of devotion. But sometimes, you’d just... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
Pet Tip of the Week Neurological Impairment Dawn Watson (cnbnewsnet) Some dogs have unexplained behavioral problems for which no amount of professional training succeeds. These dogs may have neurological impairments. Neurology is defined by Healthline.com as illnesses, disorders, and injuries... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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DAWN WATSON | CNBNewsnet You’ve decided to bring home a companion for Fido, who has been your best (and only) buddy for several years. How do you make the transition from a one-dog to a two-dog, family? First, introduce Fido... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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cnbnewsnet What do you do when it’s just too hot to play outside with your dog? After a brief walk, so that he can do his business, you might want to set up a kiddie pool if he enjoys water.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 8, 2017)--If your career requires you to be away from home for 8-10 hours a day, there are still ways for you to enjoy quality time with your dog. When you arrive... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 24, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)-- Some of our pets seem to be always underfoot--you are constantly tripping over or slowing down for the dog that isn't happy being outside the action. Likewise, if Fido is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 18, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)--A young lady's artwork caught the attention of a local businesswoman, recently. Marisol Rodriquez, the six year old daughter of Renay and Javier Rodriquez, visited Brother of the Wolf, the dog training studio, to present... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet I recently wrote a book in which I shared my dog training philosophies. “Training Your Dog with Love and Compassion” details many of my training ‘secrets’ and shows the reader how easy it is to gain... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
By Dawn Watson cnbnewsnet You’ve made the decision to adopt a young dog. He’s home, now and you spent the last half hour watching him, adoring him, and taking lots of pictures of him for social media. You picked the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2017 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City