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LIGHT SNOW AND SPOTTY LIGHT FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE THIS EVENING As temperatures slowly rise this evening, light snow should quickly change over to rain across Long Island, New York City and the suburbs just north and west, and across coastal and southeastern Connecticut, with at least a coating of accumulation, and as much as an inch farther away from the coast. As precipitation mixes with and changes to rain, road temperatures in these areas may still be below freezing even as air temperatures slowly rise to the mid and upper 30s, and a light glaze of ice may be possible on untreated surfaces. So plan on slippery conditions this evening even as temperatures slowly rise.

Good Help is Hard to Find!!

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When I first started Best Friend's Dog Training, I envisioned a business that has outstanding customer service, which is staffed by a well-trained, enthusiastic team of trainers. We are getting there slowly. I did not, ...

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When I first started Best Friend's Dog Training, I envisioned a business that has outstanding customer service, which is staffed by a well-trained, enthusiastic team of trainers. We are getting there slowly. I did not, however, know the frustrations awaiting me in future interviews. Here are some topics I have been forced to cover during an interview.

-Bathing and Grooming is not an option. No, I'm not talking about the dog.
-Yes, teaching people is more important then just training the dog.
-I really expect you to help someone even if we have trained longer then expected.
-"One Price for the Life of the Dog" is not a marketing strategy; it is a company philosophy that helps people.
-Call me quirky, but I do expect you to like working with people...I'm funny like that.

Despite all the kooks, I was fortunate to find our newest trainer. Marisa came to us with recommendations, a great personality, and an understanding that we are here to help people. She had worked for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind in Smithtown NY. Marisa invested her time, and received a few months of additional training with Best Friend's Dog Training. We welcome her and applaud her success with all of her clients.

Good help may be hard to find, but it's well worth the wait.

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