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Spectrum News Visited Megan Blake & We Begin Now™ Dog Training!

We are so thrilled that Spectrum News highlighted Megan Blake's Dog Training and one of her clients, puppy Ginger!  Pandemic adopted dogs may be unsocialized because of lack of opportunity to be out in the world now, with the social distancing and quarantines.  They may be “perfect” at home and act fearful or “crazy” out in the world.

Check out this cool Spectrum News piece about pandemic adopted pups and The Pet Lifestyle Coach®, Megan Blake!

Spectrum News Story on We Begin Now™ Dog Training

This week, Megan Blake, The Pet Lifestyle Coach®, gives us 4 easy steps to get started with your new pup who is venturing out into the world:

1. Observe his energy and body language.  And, if he's reactive, know it's ok. 

2.  Relax yourself to give him relaxing energy cues.  And, use a neutral dog to give him behavioral cues.

3.  When he relaxes, get his attention with a treat.  And, ask for a simple behavior like "Look at me" or “Sit."

4.  Reward all calm behavior.

Don't forget to join Megan Live on your computer on Zoom Every Sunday at 4:30!  Join her to ask questions, learn new behaviors or practice what you worked on during the week!  

Email Megan directly at to get the Join link and class info.  And if you missed last week’s blog, here’s the link to puppy Ginger’s lesson learning to calm down with neutral dog Super Smiley

Have a wonderful week!  We Begin Now!  :)

Need a brush up on more from Megan? Check out more from her under the Pets tab of our blog.

The Pet Lifestyle Coach®, Megan Blake is a Greensboro Downtown Parks program partner. The work she does with us is critical to providing FREE pets programming to our park community. As we make our way through these unprecedented times, consider how you might support local Greensboro non-profits like us, as well as businesses like, artists, entrepreneurs, makers, and more. We'll continue to bring you free programming through our digital platforms and look forward to having you join us and Megan back in the parks soon!

GDPI Pets Programs are sponsored by Green Lincoln.

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