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Methods to Crate Train a Puppy

Methods to Crate Train a Puppy

One of the simplest ways to potty-train a puppy is to crate train. And, in addition to potty-training, crate training extremely helpful for a number of reasons. First, the puppy cannot damage anything within the home with they are crated; second, a crate-trained puppy will likely sleep better at night once they become adjusted to […]

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  February 19, 2021   No comments
Give Your Dog a Job

Give Your Dog a Job

All dogs and cats enjoy exercise. Some breeds require much more exercise than others, and to limit exercise is to increase the likelihood of behavioral problems. Consider a working breed such as a Siberian Husky; a husky kept inside without daily long walks or runs, without playtime, will likely become destructive or estranged. It’s become […]

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  February 19, 2021   No comments
Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Our animal’s bodies take a beating over the years. They run and jump and play for years, and all of that activity wears their little bodies down. As pet’s age, it’s common for many to feel the pains associated with arthritis; it’s even possible that they feel lingering pains in their limbs, making it difficult […]

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  February 19, 2021   No comments
Doggie Anxiety: Causes, and the Symptoms to Watch for…

Doggie Anxiety: Causes, and the Symptoms to Watch for…

It’s possible for your do to feel anxiety. Like their human companions, it’s normal, and even healthy, for a dog to experience anxiety. The symptoms of the behavior are often unpleasant, but with understanding and communication it’s oftentimes something that is easily resolved; every dog will experience anxiety in their life, although not every dog […]

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  October 27, 2020   No comments
Grooming: It isn’t Only for Good Looks

Grooming: It isn’t Only for Good Looks

It’s easy to overlook our pets daily/weekly grooming needs. We’re busy, and it isn’t very likely that our pest will let us know when they need to be brushed or bathed. And most times your pet’s coat probably looks shiny and healthy; in fact, unless he or she is muddy, your pet’s coat probably looks […]

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  October 27, 2020   No comments
Exercise

Exercise

Did you know that your dog needs a minimum of thirty minutes of exercise each and every day? It’s true. And it’s especially true of energetic dogs and breeds with higher-than-average levels of energy—labs, shorthairs, collies, etc. And there are obvious signs when your dog doesn’t get the activity he or she needs. First, he […]

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  August 20, 2020   No comments
Leash Training

Leash Training

It’s easy to see a dog as a contemporary, and to enjoy walks and playtime with him or her off the leash. But one practical aspect of dog ownership is leash training, and it’s very important for your health and for your dog’s, that they are guided by you down sidewalks, streets, and trails. Dogs […]

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  August 20, 2020   No comments
Pet Anxiety

Pet Anxiety

It’s been a difficult few months, and as many of us return to work, it’s possible that our pets, who have enjoyed having our regular companionship at home, will experience some level of anxiety at our sudden absence. It is possible for your animal to experience anxiety, even if he or she has never before […]

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  July 2, 2020   No comments
Train Your Dog to Fetch

Train Your Dog to Fetch

It’s unlikely you can train a cat or a bird or a ferret to fetch; that’s not saying that’s it’s impossible, but it’s not built into the genes. But if you and your dog are stuck at home, weathering the ever-present storm of isolation and boredom, then maybe it’s time to learn the game of […]

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  July 2, 2020   No comments
Dogs

Dogs

We’ve all heard the adage that a dog is humankind’s best friend. And it’s an adage for good reason—that doesn’t mean, however, that a cat, bird, ferret, etc., isn’t. Recently, scientists studied how a dog can boost his or her human’s emotional well-being. Here’s a few of the reasons why.  The total number of owned […]

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  April 11, 2020   No comments