Features June 2013 Issue

How to be a

Try not to make a face when you spot another owner using gear or a training technique you don’t approve of. Be friendly! You’ll have a greater chance to discuss it with the owner if you don’t alienate her first thing.

How to be a "Dog Person"

If you are involved in dogs outside the four walls of your home – competing in performance events like agility or obedience, helping out with a rescue group, going to your local dog park – then, inescapably, you are involved with dog people. And no matter what the context, or how altruistic the goal, any time more than two people gather in the name of something they are passionate about, there are politics – and drama, mama.

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