Finally, some “Bling” for the humans…or your dog…

For all of those who have spent time at The Inquisitive Canine dog training studio here in Ventura, guess what? I am now offering some “bling bling” for the humans! It’s not all about toys, treats, and bones any longer! Yep, now YOU can find something for yourself too! I am now offering two different, beautiful, and unique custom jewelry lines. One is geared … Read More
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Next time….law school…or accounting?

Mom has been SO busy with business stuff – taxes, courts, trademark office, the city government…goes on and on… I heard her muttering something about if she ever went back to school again she should be a lawyer or accountant – seems that all business folks are in constant need of one or the other. Well, hopefully this is just a passing thought because … Read More
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Stupid & Cheerful… That’s me.

One of the many things my parents taught me was the old adage “If you have nothing nice to say about someone, don’t say anything at all.” They also raised me to focus on the better qualities of a person, and of course, don’t judge a book by its cover…especially when the media is involved. I often keep this in mind when I’m asked … Read More
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Dogs and Cats Riding in Cars: Please Think Safety First!

Definition of: safety |ˈsāftē|noun 1) the condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury. I remember the first auto-restraint system I was exposed to during my youth… It was my mothers arm hurling across my chest at lightening speed pressing me back towards my seat while she yelled “hold on!” Yep, those were the good ol’ days – no … Read More
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How to enhance any relationship?

Besides chocolate? That’s easy – through clear communication and realistic expectations! Then what are some great ways to build a solid relationship? Being a great communicator. Which means, communicating in a language the other person or animal understands – remember, with dogs their first language is body language – so be aware of what your body language is saying, not what is coming out … Read More
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And they call us dogs aggressive…

How dare they I say! I just saw on the news: humans killing each other, hurting each other, stealing from one another, yelling and mayhem all over the world… Yet many of these same folks have the nerve to call us dogs “aggressive” when we bark at each other…or want to get through the doorway faster than them… Geez. Some nerve! Humans should take … Read More
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It’s official…

Okay, mom’s finally gone off the deep end… After she got home from teaching all of those puppies in her class today I got to go on errands with her (at class she used me for the demo on how she cuts my nails…I was a real “star”)…Anyway, first we went to the video store…nothing great there. Then we got to go to one … Read More
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May I borrow the keys?

Alright mom! Thanks for the new license! Guess I’m all legal now here in the county of Ventura. Got my new tags and as you can see I’m asking to borrow the car so I can go cruisin’ – Ya know, I hear the ladies like a dude that has his own wheels and can drive… Hmmm, I guess that’s an issue…Maybe I can … Read More
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Dog Trainer in Ventura Hits Blogosphere!

I never thought my mom would be a blogger, but all my dog friends and dog owners kept saying that my mom needed to take her love of dog training and put her tips and advice out to the world wide web to help more dog owners and pups! My name is Poncho (I have my own dog blog and actually started blogging way … Read More
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Gene Kelly I’m not…

Wow, you have to admire the man… singing & dancing in the rain? Guess he found that thoroughly rewarding. As for me? Singing? No. Howling at sirens is about it. Dancing? Bouncing off the walls – occasional spins through the air, but no official dancing (not until mom gets me into Canine Freestyle…some day). Nope, not this pooch. Especially outside in the rain. Nope, … Read More
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