Features September 2018 Issue

Basking in Sunshine

Trainer/author Pat Miller and her husband had to look outside the box for their newest dog, but their persistence and creativity paid off. Meet Sunshine, a year-old Pomeranian-mix!

Basking in Sunshine

Finding just the right dog to join your family can be a challenge today. Here is how WDJs Training Editor went about the task and brought Sunshine home.

In past articles in WDJ, I have advised people who are thinking about adopting a new dog to develop a list of attributes that they must have, would like to have, would prefer not to have, and really do not want at all and then to use these lists as search criteria. And yet, here we were, not really sure of what we were looking for. Another herding breed? We already have a Kelpie, so maybe, or maybe not. A Bonnie-type terrier-mix? Maybe, but they didnt seem easy to come by.

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