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Practice Saying No

By: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA, SBA   Have you ever been walking your dog when someone approached and asked to pet them? You know your dog can be uncomfortable about new …

Let Them Sniff!

By: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA, SBA Those of you who have spent, oh, ten minutes with me, know I love a good sniff walk for your dog. Sniffing is incredibly mentally …

Let’s Go 2020!

By: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA, SBA It’s 2020…can you believe it?! Ten years ago, Ann Waterbury opened New Dawn Animal Behavior Center. I came on board as an intern in 2015 …

Holiday Safety for Dogs

By: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA, SBA   Here are our tips for a safe holiday with your dogs:   • Make sure your Christmas tree is anchored so it doesn’t tip …

Happy Thanksgiving!

By: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA Thanksgiving is Thursday and it is a great time of year to reflect on what we are thankful for. In theory, we should always take time to …

Thanksgiving Safety for Dogs

By: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA, SBA It’s almost Thanksgiving time! It’s a great time of year where many gather with loved ones to celebrate gratitude. Let’s make sure to keep it …