Starting Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 6:30 to 7:30 the Garden City D&B will be hosting a dog training class, taught by AKC certified trainer, Jamie Gorbet. The six week class will cover basic obedience; sit, come, down, stay, leash walking, socialization, pack leadership, and also addressing any problem behaviors such as jumping, pulling, and  house […]

Starting Tuesday, March 17, 2015 from 6:30 to 7:30 the Garden City D&B will be hosting a dog training class, taught by AKC certified trainer, Jamie Gorbet. The six week class will cover basic obedience; sit, come, down, stay, leash walking, socialization, pack leadership, and also addressing any problem behaviors such as jumping, pulling, and  house […]

Starting this Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 6:30 to 7:30 the Garden City D&B will be hosting a dog training class, taught by AKC certified trainer, Jamie Gorbet. The six week class will cover basic obedience; sit, come, down, stay, leash walking, socialization, pack leadership, and also addressing any problem behaviors such as jumping, pulling, and […]

The Garden City and Meridian, Idaho D&B Supply stores will be holding dog and puppy training at their stores with AKC certified dog trainer, Jamie Gorbet. Jamie uses positive reinforcement, helps your dog learn a calm submissive state, and fundamentals of being a great family member. Every dog can do this. Sign up today at […]

The first violence I suffered from a dog was the morning of my high school graduation 30 plus years ago. I was out exercising the family dog, when a large, black, curly dog shot like a bolt from a yard we were passing, bowling my feet out from under me and leaving the palm of my hand looking like hamburger from being drug across the pavement. All while it’s owners called it from their driveway. It was a “nice dog” who “never hurt anybody.”

Ever since then, I get a tidal wave adrenaline rush when I come across a loose dog, owner or not. This seems to signal to most of the dogs that I am fresh meat. Whether it be a lone dog on a neighborhood walking path in Idaho or a pack of feral dogs in Taipei, they know. Not only that, but I seem to emit a signal that attracts dogs. They find me, threaten me, then disappear without menacing anyone else. So why would I want a dog?

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