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Lucid is a new company that is dedicated to dogs, dog owners and advocates, and the craft of dog training, so naturally, we were recently inspired by Grumpy Cat, who profoundly memed: “There are two things in this world that …

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Engagement – Using Language

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It’s often said around the dog training world when discussing verbal communication with dogs, “it doesn’t matter what you say, it’s how you say it.”  There is some truth to the idea that our language is of no significance to …

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Engagement – Using Your Voice

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Even more than a dog training company, Lucid is an education company. For this, we love it when interesting and insightful presentations about dog training are made at events such as TED and PechaKucha Night. A few years ago at …

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Spaying and Neutering Your Dog

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We’re not veterinarians, but understandably, training clients will often ask for our opinions regarding various medical topics.  From food allergies to explanations regarding hip dysplasia and our opinions of flea and tick prevention, we have our beliefs and opinions.  While we …

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Lucid is now an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator

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Lucid Dog Training is proud to announce that we have recently been certified as Canine Good Citizen Evaluators by the American Kennel Club. The AKC Website reads that, “The CGC Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners …

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Dog training lessons from Android

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If you watched the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four / Finals, you hopefully saw the ad for Android called, “Friends Furever.” Via New York ad agency, Droga5, the ad is the latest in Android’s “be together. not the same.” campaign. …

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Lake Oswego Leadership – Hop at the Hunt

LucidDogTraining Educate

This weekend, the Lake Oswego Leadership team will partner with Hope Sparrow Services and the Lake Oswego Hunt Club to sponsor the annual Hop at the Hunt.  Read about the event in the Lake Oswego Review article written by Saundra …

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Pit Bulls in Portland

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Recently, Fedor Zarkhin of The Oregonian and OregonLive set out to write a series of detailed articles that clearly outline the now 30-year-old dilemma in Portland, and elsewhere, around “Pit Bulls” (American Pit Bull Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, …

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Give a Dog a Job

LucidDogTraining Educate

The philosophy of Lucid Dog Training is largely rooted in the belief that all dogs, working dogs or pets, are happiest when they feel they have a purpose, or a job to do, in life. In a sense, a dog’s …

LucidDogTrainingGive a Dog a Job