If you’re not training your dog… Why the hell did you get one?!


Dexter and I train twice a day. Treats are only given as a reward for a task performed and even his meals are given as a reward for a command. I believe that dog needs training. It is not an option or a trick. It is a mandatory part of healthy and balanced life for a... Continue Reading →

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Dexter’s hike in NJ and us meeting a black bear


With beautiful weather this season, we tried to do as much hiking as possible. This was Dexter's 3rd hike and we got lucky to see a black bear. Dexter behaved admirably with a good level of alertness and a bit of fear/uncertainty to be expected from a young dog. Enjoy the video of our experience... Continue Reading →

Easy hack to get your dog interested in a chew bone again… Chicken Broth


Dexter plays with elk antlers. You can buy them online or at a pet store. Elk and deer antlers are great chew toys. They do not chip and don't smell. They last a long time and dogs love them. However, often the dog gets bored with the bone or finds another toy to play with.... Continue Reading →

Dexter’s good morning 


Hmm... We're up a bit earlier then usual. The little furry brother seems to be doing his usual thing and I can hear Him doing the stuff he always does when I wake up. That means it will be time to go soon. Ah, here He is. I'll watch Him to make sure I don't... Continue Reading →

Adolescent fears and opportunity training


Dexter will be 7 months in a few days and he has been going through normal adolescent moods, fears and tests. One of the things I started noticing is that he is afraid and unsure of carts, baby carriages and similar wheeled objects. Despite of me introducing him to these things in his earlier age,... Continue Reading →

Dexter had his own plans this morning! Lesson on flexibility in training.


I had big plans for the morning walk with Dexter. We were suppose to do a tracking exercise, some obedience and tug play. Oh, and maybe we work on some healing. So, tracking done, I am ready to do some obedience work and BAM!!! Dexter decides that the only thing he cares about this morning... Continue Reading →

Osho experience … Ying and Yang “The Dynamic Duo”


This post is dedicated to my Dynamic Duo, Ying and Yang.They were my companion spirts in Pune.Yang is the white boy and Ying is the black girl. They are both of a special breed ... Indian Street Terrier.They escorted me every morning to Dynamic meditation. As I would come out to walk the North Main road,... Continue Reading →

Osho experience Day 4… I made friends today :)


Ying and Yang, The Stone and Bamboo.Ying and Yang escorted me in the morning to Dynamic meditation (they will get a separate post).After the meditation, as I came out to the rising sun, I was greeted by the Stone and held hands with Bamboo.It was the feeling after meditation that was special today.No-Dimenstion meditation brough... Continue Reading →

Teething!!! Aw the Joy!!!


Dexter is four and a half month and the teething phase is up on us. His permanent teeth are coming in and all the "fun" aspects of teething are right behind them. http://instagram.com/p/yV1Vmptqfx/?modal=true Adult dogs have 42 teeth. Puppies have small and very sharp teeth. Around 4-5 months of age, the new permanent teeth start... Continue Reading →

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