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K9 to 5: A Pawsome Guide to Working Dogs!

Just like hard-working humans, some dogs have talents and specialties that make them valuable (and cute) members of society! They serve as police officers, farmers, therapists, medical assistants, protectors, heroes, and so much more! This infographic explores why working dogs are so special.

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New Episodes From Raising Hell, Ask Primal Canine & The 2016 LA Pet Expo

Just in case you haven't been keeping up with the latest from our web series, here you go!! 

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The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

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40. This dog who refused to take a good family picture.

This dog who refused to take a good family picture.

39. This guy who got cut from the baseball team immediately after this photo was taken.

This guy who got cut from the baseball team immediately after this photo was taken.

38. This gal who mistakenly thought this was the best way to get let back in the house.

This gal who mistakenly thought this was the best way to get let back in the house.

37. This champion.

This champion.

36. This dog who got a little too curious.

This dog who got a little too curious.

35. This awkward butt situation.

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

34. This dog who insisted on maintaining eye contact every time he took a dump this year.

This dog who insisted on maintaining eye contact every time he took a dump this year.

33. This.

This.

32. This strange dancer.

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

31. This husky who just wants you to see how clean his teeth are.

This husky who just wants you to see how clean his teeth are.

30. This guy who never asks what YOU do in your free time.

This guy who never asks what YOU do in your free time.

29. This dog who forgot how to catch.

This dog who forgot how to catch.

28. This dog who still hasn’t wrapped his head around the concept of “too big.”

27. This guy who ended up in the back of the wrong car.

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

26. This dog who just wants to be a sk8er boi.

This dog who just wants to be a sk8er boi.

25. This guy who doesn’t care if you think he’s being “rude” or “awkward.”

This guy who doesn't care if you think he's being "rude" or "awkward."

24. This Chihuahua who made a huge mistake but is too proud to admit it.

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

23. This guy who insisted on watching TV like this even though it makes everyone uncomfortable.

This guy who insisted on watching TV like this even though it makes everyone uncomfortable.

22. This dog who has no idea how he got here but he wants out.

This dog who has no idea how he got here but he wants out.

21. This dog who refused to go through the other door, making his kids embarrassed every.time.

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

20. This dog who had no concept of “space” or “doorways.”

This dog who had no concept of "space" or "doorways."

19. This dog who isn’t even shocked, she just looks like this.

This dog who isn't even shocked, she just looks like this.

18. This guy who tried to start a new trend but it just wasn’t happening.

This guy who tried to start a new trend but it just wasn't happening.

17. This dog who saw Gigli for the first time this year.

This dog who saw Gigli for the first time this year.

16. The uninvited pizza guest who just wanted to stare you down every time you had a slice.

The uninvited pizza guest who just wanted to stare you down every time you had a slice.

15. This dog who was caught trying to catch a ride.

This dog who was caught trying to catch a ride.

14. The dog who will take the training wheels off when he’s damn well ready, OK?

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

13. This potted plant.

This potted plant.

12. This failed father-son game of catch.

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

11. These hungover messes, who made everyone at the wedding feel awkward.

These hungover messes, who made everyone at the wedding feel awkward.

10. This dog who forgot what was real and what was fake.

This dog who forgot what was real and what was fake.

9. This once-promising athlete.

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

8. This dachshund who got a little too cozy in a sweatshirt.

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

7. This awkward “hug, handshake or kiss on the cheek?” situation.

This awkward "hug, handshake or kiss on the cheek?" situation.

6. This smart, if awkward problem solver.

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

5. This pug who regrets ever letting you talk him into this.

This pug who regrets ever letting you talk him into this.

4. This pup who got trapped in a bowl and couldn’t get out, summarizing why puppies are the best.

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

3. This awkwardly adorable smile that melts hearts at a moment’s notice.

This awkwardly adorable smile that melts hearts at a moment's notice.

2. The first dog ever to get confused by a treat.

The 40 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2013

1. Finally, this dog trying not to sneeze.

Finally, this dog trying not to sneeze.

Recognizing Canine Allergies - Infographic

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This is a great infographic we found on visual.ly, K9 allergies can be a real pain especially since dogs cannot just say "hey im not feeling good, help!". We have to be attentive to our furry friends and look for signs of allergies and if your not sure your pup is having an allergic reaction ask your local vet. Here are some key signs your pup could be being effected by allergies.

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The Effects of Training on a Dogs Brain - Infographic

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Here's a nice infographic we found on Visual.ly on the effects of training on your dogs brain, Enjoy! primal canine bay area dog training

 

 

GoPro Video: Quick Tour of Our Agility Course by Bear [Bonus Video]

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This is just a quick video of part of our agility course at Primal Canine, we switch things around and add new obstacles on a monthly basis. Thanks for watch, Enjoy.

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