Monday, February 18, 2013

Therapy Dog and CGC Testing Feb. 23

Therapy Dog and CGC Testing

Become involved in the therapy dog program with your canine companion and experience one of the most rewarding volunteer programs in Crawford County. Testing for therapy Dogs Incorporated/Paws Hand Delivered will be held on Saturday, February 23rd beginning at 1:00 pm at Station 2, Route 18, East Side Conneaut Lake. Pre-registration is required. To sign up, contact: Katara Peters at (814) 763-5968, Robin Peterson, at (814) 425-7185, or Sue Anderson, at (814) 382-2478. For additional information on the testing process, check out the Therapy Dogs Incorporated web site at, AKC Canine Good Citizen Testing will also be held on the same day. Pre-registration is also required for this evaluation.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Bark Park Seminar: Dogs 101

The mission of the Bark Park is to promote responsible pet ownership while providing an opportunity for dog   owners to be better informed on issues surrounding the health and welfare of their dog. Each winter, the Bark Park provides Saturday seminars covering a variety of topics of interest to the pet owner. The first seminar is scheduled for February 23rd, and is entitled “Dogs 101.” The presenters will be Katara Peters along with Robin Peterson, and Cricket Dignall.

This is an opportunity to find out specific answers to many of the questions you have regarding the behavior of your dog. Topics covered will include: crate training; clicker training; shaping your dog’s behavior; socializing your dog; dealing with fear and aggression; and how to deal with a variety of other problems the pet owner will often encounter.

     Seminars are three hours in length, 9:00 to 12:00, and are held at Station 2 Fire Hall on Route 18, East Side of Conneaut Lake. The cost of each seminar is $12.00, and includes donuts and coffee. Pre-registration is required by calling Sue Anderson at (814)382-2478 or emailing her at::

    Additional seminars include: First Aid for Dogs, All Natural Food, treats and possible treatments, and  chiropractic/
massage and doggie yoga. Additional seminars are scheduled for March and April, and will be listed on the Bark Park
web site at: