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Enjoying Time with Dogs

One good outcome of social distancing is we’re spending more time with our canine companions. Not only are dogs getting more walks, they’re no longer being left alone for long portions of the day. This could be a good time to bond with your dog by taking up obedience training or to correct bad habits. It’s also important to understand how behaviors, both our own and our dogs, can lead to bad habits. Joining us on The Point is Tom Shelby. He’s has spent his career training and working with dogs. First in canine search and rescue and later as a private dog trainer. He’s written the Dog Charmer Column in the Martha’s Vineyard Times and is the author of Dog Training Diaries, Proven Expert Tips and Tricks to Live in Harmony with your Dog


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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of <i>The Point</i> on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 40 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.