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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG:Ten Steps at a Time . . .

November 23, 2015 - 21:20 -- Admin

Upon reflection, it may be noted that mistakes can be a part of learning. In regard to this title it is obvious that I over did it.

I am not sure how that relates to positive reinforcement, although I suppose negative reinforcement is the default position. In regard to snakes, for example, it is up to me to alert enough to avoid any potentially fatal interactions.

FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: Take Five

November 15, 2015 - 04:16 -- Admin

The record is plain. This past week, Dexter and Hannah stepped out five times.They took there deprivation, as far as can be observed, in good grace. When we did take out chances, when we came back there were leeches everywhere suggesting the original screening between the their toes was less than effective.

FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: On My Selecltion

October 18, 2015 - 22:23 -- Admin

As always there are quite a few issues with the title. Of course, it is not a selection in quite the Dad and Dave sense. Still this suburban block abutting the bush is a home for Dexter and Hannah.

It turns out it is very difficult for some people renting properties to have pets. And if they do have dogs as pets, they are not likely to be of the size and variety of Dexter and Hannah.

FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: Within One Week

October 11, 2015 - 00:10 -- Admin

The creek dried up at the crossing this week. It was flowing, then we had some exceptionally hot days for this early in October.

The temperature was 35 degrees Celsius (equivalent to 100 degrees Fahrenheit) and the next day it was 32 degrees. This was far too hot for me. I took water. Dexter and Hannah had their tongues out. Then the weather cooled dramatically.

Invention of a Languge

October 9, 2015 - 21:13 -- Admin

Languages are not just pronunciation and vocabularies. They are also grammars, which amount to ways of thinking about the world and making sense of relationships.

If we were dropped fencing into our conversation, we will know what type of fencing we are talking about, and if we did not we would have a problem of understanding or engaging in a joke.

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