Roman Reign


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Canine Draft Blog

Working Dog Handout - drafting and weight pull

Crash Course Weight Pull



OFA vs. PennHip

Surviving Parvovirus

Compounding Supplements and Medications at Home

How to Treat Hot Spots

How to Make a Wicket

How to Make a Bloat Kit

Insights from Christine Zink, PhD, DVM


Greater Swiss Health

How much should my Swissy weigh?

Greater Swiss Health Survey

P2Y12: What it doesn't mean

Insights from Christine Zink, Phd, DVM



How to Research Dog Show Judges

Danger of Fake Service Dogs

How to Transport a Puppy

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Raw Diet and Other Recipes

How Restaurants can Impress Patrons with Service Dogs

Things you didn't know about being a Therapy Dog Handler.

Memorial Ideas

How many Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs are in the US?

How many Lowchens are in the US?

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club of America


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 Please note: Roman Reign is working hard on her dissertation.  Availability is limited.  Please be patient during the 2008-2009 season. 



Harnessing Troubleshooting:


Cart shafts sway from side to side as dog moves - 1. Check to make sure that the traces are snug.  2. Narrow width between the shafts. 3 Tighten cinch loop and shaft loops. 

Cart shafts bounce up and down as dog moves - 1. Tighten cinch loops and shaft loops.

Cart tilts forward - 1. center weight in cart over axle (2 wheeled/ single axle cart)  2. Move shafts up by moving up shaft loops on the harness.  3. Lower cart. 



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