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Christmas shopping for your animal-loving friends

Christmas shopping made easier.  Book is on Amazon.  http://amzn.to/2iPPB9T.  Digital and hard copies.  It is also on Kima Global site http://bit.ly/2k5S2sP

leads and collars - article by Dr. Peter Dobias www.peterdobias.com

Before you start reading the following lines, I invite you to do a little test. Open your hands with your thumbs touching each other. Place the thumbs at the base of the throat and with the fingers pointing back and surrounding the neck. Now, take a deep breath, squeeze and pull back with all your force keeping your thumbs connected.
This is how many dogs feel when they are on the leash and they are pulling. If you are still keen to continue with this experiment, put a choke chain around your neck and attach it to a leash. Ask a friend to grab the end of the leash and pull and jerk on it periodically. Welcome to the dog world! No, I will not make you go on with this experiment and ask you to test a prong collar or electric
shock collar. I just want you to become more aware of what is happening dogs and that collars have caused more injuries then you can imagine.

One day, my dog Skai and I were on one of our favorite walks in Capilano Canyon near our home in North Vancouver. The wild riv…