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Teenage Angst

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Levi

PSDiT
 
 
Barked: Sat Aug 31, '13 7:42pm PST 
How did you survive the "teenage years" and the inevitable teenage angst that came along with them with your SDiT? How did you keep training through the craziness?
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Happy

The Boy Wonder
 
 
Barked: Sun Sep 1, '13 1:01pm PST 
The teen years are a nightmare. I find that when my youngsters are having those days where they just can't think I go back to the beginning and train like they don't have a clue what's going on. Or if your teens brain is up to handling it I will do obedience patterns. It pretty much amounts to taking it day by day and waiting them out.
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Mali

Mali Woo
 
 
Barked: Thu Sep 5, '13 7:21pm PST 
Happy hit the nail on the head... ride through it. They don't last forever... though the larger the breed the longer they tend to last.
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