Category Archives: Dog Tricks

My 100th Post

As I sit here at the computer I cannot believe I am writing my 100th and last post for dogstwentyfourseven. This blog means so much to me and has been a labour of love. I decided that I would like … Continue reading

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Motherhood and Dogs

Today’s post is a tribute to mothers of both the two- and four-legged in honour of Mother’s Day. My daughter Emily suggested that I write about the similarities of raising a dog and a child. After giving this topic some … Continue reading

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Can you teach an old dog new tricks?

Ember joined our family last Spring; at the time, she was just two weeks shy of her eighth birthday. We decided to add a second older dog to our family knowing there are many senior dogs in need of forever … Continue reading

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Dogs At The Cottage

When I was a child my family was very fortunate as we were able to escape to my Grandparents cottage for many summers. As mentioned in this post, my love of dogs and my dog gene are a wonderful … Continue reading

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Why Do Dogs Counter-Surf?

We all have stories about dogs that counter-surf; sometimes when a dog does this the feat can be simply unbelievable. I am constantly amazed at the intelligence of dogs when obtaining forbidden food. Dogs often have their preferred working methods … Continue reading

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Dogs and Their Tricks: Training and Tips

There is something magical when a dog performs a trick. I love how it can captivate a small or large crowd with guaranteed smiles, or laughter like the Super Dogs at our Royal Winter Fair here in Toronto. In a … Continue reading

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The Dog Bowl

We have a stainless steel dog bowl that has been with us over twenty plus years. It is nothing special to look at but holds a multitude of memories. I cannot even remember where we purchased it, which is funny. … Continue reading

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