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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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My name is Dawn O Watson. I am a writer, currently working on novel number twelve. Some of the books I've written come under the heading of the Pi Series (Pi, Squared, The Circumference of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Exercise is essential for the health of your dog. But how much exercise is needed? One can generally use a dog’s weight (if the dog is a normal weight) as an indicator... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor The holidays are upon us! Family members will gather together, spending time with one another and eating lots of goodies! But, what about Fido? Your dog is part of the family and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2019 at CNBNews
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Surrounded by his loving family, on November 18, 2019. Age 72. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 50 years to Erna Long. Beloved father of Michael K. Long (Patricia) and Robin C. Long. Loving brother... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor There’s an old saying, here in New Jersey: If you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute! It’s true—because we’re Not-Quite-Delaware and Not-Even-New York, we seem to confuse Mother Nature to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Many people complain when they see a dog wearing articles of clothing. “Dogs have fur and thus are naturally insulated!” they speculate. However, that is not always the case. Some dogs are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Let’s talk about pants. The way a woman wears her pants can be defining. For example, if she wears them tight, she’s either gained weight or wants to show the world her... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Dogs have ways of communicating with dogs that differ from the ways in which he communicates with the humans in his pack. The signs are subtle, but if you understand canine body... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor There are too many conditions that make use of the alphabet. I have a hard time memorizing the names of illnesses. Now, I’m forced to remember their nicknames. A friend of mine... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Dogs love to eat! But when you feed them is almost as important as what you feed them. Structured feeding means that you have a set time to feed Fido. In addition,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 23, 2019)--The summer of 2019 was notable for many things, here in Gloucester City. Among the most notorious was the theft of many bicycles. Some local businesses stepped... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Fall is my favorite time of year. However, there are a few things I’d like to change about it. Before you go thinking, “Who does she think she is? Mother Nature? Guess... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2019 at CNBNews
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Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Owning a dog can become expensive, but there are ways in which you can cut down on extraordinary costs. Here are a few ideas: Instead of expensive toys, create your own toys... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2019 at CNBNews
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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 Oct 14, 2019 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