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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 Watson/CNBNews Contributor Folks think they know how much I love dogs. They haven’t any idea. I began bringing dogs home in about 1972. I started with just two, Bennie and Schultz. Later, I added... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor I missed my fifty-year high school class reunion. I know I said that I was going but my finances are tenuous during the best of times and foodbankish the rest of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Sometimes it's necessary for your dog to become accustomed to a new friend, a more-or-less permanent person with whom you wish to share your home and your life. But, what about Fido?... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Over the years I’ve gotten quite a few tickets for parking my car on the street cleaner’s route. Everyone I know complains about it and everyone has gotten a ticket at one... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor For many years it was thought that cats and dogs were natural enemies. Recently however, studies have shown that when these species are introduced at an early age acceptance can occur. Almost... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor My memory is going. Or rather, it’s become selective. I can remember the words to all the theme songs of TV cowboy shows dating from the late 1950’s but I can’t remember... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--When a pet passes away you will want to arrange for cremation or burial. It’s best to think about these issues before the grieving process starts. Check the Internet for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2019 at CNBNews
I can't believe he lived through that! Such cowards! They even ran over him with a bike! I hope they catch them & deport them!
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor If you’re like me, you’ve been the recipient of many compliments that took a while to understand. Often, you’re half-way home before you realize you’ve been insulted. For example, when someone tells... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Gloucestercitynews.net--Separation Anxiety is a condition shared by many dogs. In some cases it’s so bad that the dog is returned to the shelter or given away by frustrated owners. When the owner... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2019 at CNBNews
Please note that I am NOT the "Dawn" that made that last comment. Dawn Watson
Toggle Commented Sep 11, 2019 on CNBNews Cheers and Jeers July/August 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Every time a new cell phone hits the market, emergency rooms become more crowded. You may think this is a coincidence but the two are directly related. New phones take time to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Gloucestercitynews.net--It’s that time of year, again—kids are going back to school and Fido will no longer have his best buddies home to keep him entertained. When your dog is suddenly home alone... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor One more business has stepped in to donate bicycles to the children whose bikes were stolen this summer in Gloucester City. Solutions in Warehousing, Inc is joining in this effort and will... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some people believe that, if their dog is lonely, adopting a second dog is the answer. While it can be a remedy, sometimes a second dog will exacerbate the problem. If you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with several debt collecting services. Most people have, at one time or another. That does not make it any less unpleasant. I’ve noticed that most... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Puppyhood is an adventure! It’s a time for puppy to explore and learn behavior that is acceptable to you and your family. By the age of about eighteen (human) months your dog... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2019 at CNBNews
I see. I'm sorry. It was not clear to me.
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor I’d like to say that I’m aging gracefully but I’ve never been graceful. I know, the phrase doesn’t mean that you’re actually graceful—it means you look good as an older person. On... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some breeds of dogs need space in which to exercise and play; others don't requires as much. But it doesn't always depend on the size of the dog! Whippets are tiny dogs... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor There are many products on the over-the-counter veterinary market that claim to de-stress dogs. Some of them can be useful while others show very little anxiety relief. I have used the following... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2019 at CNBNews
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(Gloucestercitynews.net)--My lifestyle has changed considerably since March, when I moved out of my home. Because of this change I’ve lost quite a bit of weight. Before you begin to congratulate me, allow me to point... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Dogs have many ways of expressing pain and anxiety. When your dog is anxious she may drool profusely, shake, stare intently at you, (her owner) or even vomit. These physical signs are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 29, 2019)--I wonder why so many phrases mention dogs. When it’s hot they say it’s the “dog days of summer”. When it’s cold the phrase is “it’s a three dog night”.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net) (July 27, 2019)-- Let’s talk about your dog’s backbone. No, not the phrase that means he’s brave—the actual spine of your dog. Dogs can easily suffer spinal injuries. The more serious... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2019 at CNBNews