Tag Archives: Music to Calm your Canine Companion

Music to Inspire Human Creativity

I am a sound sensitive human. When I walk into a restaurant, if the sonic environment is too loud, I often leave or ask to be seated in a quiet area. Just like a dog, I can easily go into sensory overload and shut down when… Continue reading

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It Works So Good! Can I Have My Money Back?

At Through a Dog’s Ear we receive the most interesting calls and emails from customers. I am not making this up. The following is actual feedback from consumers. In one case, the purchaser almost asked for her money back, which we would have honored with our 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.

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Surviving Pet Loss

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In the acknowledgments for Calm your Canine Companion Vol. 1, I wrote, “In memory of my beloved soul-dog, Byron. You remain forever in my heart.” While recording, I kept the above picture of Byron on the piano. I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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If Toto and Dorothy had Listened to Through a Dog’s Ear Music on their way to Oz!

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From 2004 to 2005, Through a Dog’s Ear music was tested on over 150 dogs with many common anxiety issues – separation anxiety, sound phobias (including fireworks), excessive barking, digging, etc. Since Through a Dog’s Ear launched to the public … Continue reading

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How do you get to Blog Paws West? Practice!

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You know the old joke… How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. Well, for me this is also the answer for “How do you get to Blog Paws West“. You see, in addition to being a concert pianist, an … Continue reading

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It’s National Assistance Dog Week

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Photo courtesy of AssistanceDogWeek.org National Assistance Dog Week (NADW) is August 8 – 14. The goals are to: Recognize and honor hardworking assistance dogs Raise awareness of assistance dogs Educate the public about the work these specially trained animals perform … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Keeping Dogs Calm and Safe during Fireworks

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This is a repost from a blog I wrote for DogStarDaily.com a year ago. July 4th is around the corner, along with the fireworks that inevitably come with this holiday. Almost all humans with canines in the United States declare … Continue reading

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In Memory of Byron

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In the acknowledgements for Calm your Canine Companion Vol. 1, I wrote … “In memory of my beloved soul-dog, Byron. You remain forever in my heart.” While recording, I kept a picture of him on the piano. I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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It’s Sanchez’s 7th Birthday and You Save $7!

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It’s May 17 and Sanchez is seven years old today. He was just a puppy yesterday, so I’m not sure how that happened. Truth be told, he is really responsible for starting Through a Dog’s Ear.  The picture on the … Continue reading

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I Left for Vacation with a 7 Year Old Lab and Arrived with a 7 Month Old Puppy

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 I recently drove up to Mendocino County for a much needed retreat. I have been going to a spectacular, private, hidden cabin over looking the water, while nestled in the woods, for 22 years. It is filled with many wonderful … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day to My First Piano Teacher, My Mom

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It all started when I was seven years old. Some men came to our house and began taking down the front door. I was in my pajamas and my mom told me to go change and when I was dressed, … Continue reading

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