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KENT, WA --

There are few more "snorts" at a dog training class.

Amy the pig has joined the class at the Family Dog Training Center near Seattle. The dog barking has turned to stares and confusion as the corgis, collies, and labs gaze with interest.

"The first time she saw and heard Amy, she kind of looked at me, and looked back at Amy like, what kind of dog is that?" dog owner Paula Kurtz told ABC affiliate KOMO-TV.

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KENT, WA --

There are few more "snorts" at a dog training class.

Amy the pig has joined the class at the Family Dog Training Center near Seattle. The dog barking has turned to stares and confusion as the corgis, collies, and labs gaze with interest.

"The first time she saw and heard Amy, she kind of looked at me, and looked back at Amy like, what kind of dog is that?" dog owner Paula Kurtz told ABC affiliate KOMO-TV.

Read the full post here

KENT, WA --

There are few more "snorts" at a dog training class.

Amy the pig has joined the class at the Family Dog Training Center near Seattle. The dog barking has turned to stares and confusion as the corgis, collies, and labs gaze with interest.

"The first time she saw and heard Amy, she kind of looked at me, and looked back at Amy like, what kind of dog is that?" dog owner Paula Kurtz told ABC affiliate KOMO-TV.

Read the full post here

KENT, WA --

There are few more "snorts" at a dog training class.

Amy the pig has joined the class at the Family Dog Training Center near Seattle. The dog barking has turned to stares and confusion as the corgis, collies, and labs gaze with interest.

"The first time she saw and heard Amy, she kind of looked at me, and looked back at Amy like, what kind of dog is that?" dog owner Paula Kurtz told ABC affiliate KOMO-TV.

Read the full post here

KENT, Wash. -- A dog training class in Kent, Wash., has a special participant that is turning a lot of heads. Class leaders said there has never been a student quite like Amy the pig.

There are corgis and collies and labs on leashes inside the Family Dog Training Center, but visitors will sometimes hear a snort amid all the barking.

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Kennel club hosts dog training center open house: Scott County Kennel Club will host an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the club’s dog training facility at 2002 W. River Drive, Davenport.

There will be demonstrations in agility, obedience, rally and conformation. Guests are encouraged to bring their own dogs and have some fun on the agility equipment.

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‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’

 

Professional dog trainer Leslie Garbutt Vielma clicks her training clicker to get Goober to follow her commands at the RGV K9 Training Centre in Edinburg. He wags his tail as he intently waits for her instruction. 

A few months ago, Goober was just another face peering from the bars of a kennel at the Palm Valley Animal Center in Edinburg.

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Not long ago I wrote about the breeds I miss seeing, those that used to be more popular but no longer caught the fancy of the general public. It wasn’t an argument for those breeds to start filling the veterinary offices again — raging popularity has never been good for any breed — but rather a nostalgic yearning for the wonderful pets I saw more of at the very beginning of my veterinary career.

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Training a new puppy or stubborn older dog can be a daunting task, especially during the winter months when cold weather and snow might be a deterrent. If you need a little professional help, then you're in luck because January is "training/" title="View more posts about Dog Training here"Dog Training Month" and Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) is hosting a series of indoor training/" title="View more posts about Dog Training here"Dog Training Classes.… Read the full post here

DRIVE IS ON FOR DOGS: Julie Parker, Rocky Mountain Dog Training, left, works with clients Keiki Tacub and Brenda Tacub and their puppy, Kai, on Wednesday.

DRIVE IS ON FOR DOGS: Julie Parker, Rocky Mountain training/" title="View more posts about Dog Training here"Dog Training, left, works with clients Keiki Tacub and Brenda Tacub and their puppy, Kai, on Wednesday. Parker has started an effort to collect toys and supplies for dogs living at Every Creature Counts, a no-kill shelter in Fort Lupton.

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