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  1. Has anyone here done the Puppy STAR training program?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I'm hoping to get my puppy ready to be a therapy dog, so we're working towards CGC. While looking for training classes, I stumbled upon the puppy STAR program which is supposed to be like an introduction to CGC, if I understood correctly. Has anyone taken these classes? Any input? I'm curious...
  2. Getting Dog Certified as a Therapy Dog

    General Dog Discussion
    Hello All! I live in Massachusetts and would like to get my dog certified as a therapy dog. How does this work exactly. Must I register for a team or can I get him certified privately? I have heard that they hold Therapy dog tests at pet stores around the Boston Area. Thanks for any advice...
  3. Nice to meet you!

    Hi everyone, My name is Sabine, I live in The Netherlands with a French bulldog called Burton. He is turning 12 this year and we've rescued him at the age of 7. Burt has a feline best friend and except for the usual physical problems he is a very happy dog. I grew up with a pack of German...
  4. Dreading going back to school after winter break.....*RANT*

    Off Topic Discussion
    I just had to post this, because I need your help. As you see in one of my threads, I had a dog named Ebony that died last year. Another kid at school lost his dog 6 months later. I really hate people who think they can do whatever they want because of a loss, and he's one of them. He started...