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Spring Tick Season is Right Around the Corner

Spring Tick Season is Right Around the Corner

Ticks are an unfortunate consequence of the warm spring weather. Those creepy little bugs will get active soon, and unfortunately your pet is a choice target. Ticks have barbed legs that grasp clothing and pet fur easily; they hang out in shrubs and trees, tall grass, and wait with open arms for something to pass […]

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  May 5, 2021   No comments
Bite Inhibition Training

Bite Inhibition Training

Young puppies, fresh from the litterbox, are prone to bite, constantly. They have spent a few months exploring the world with their mouth, playing and exercising with siblings, and they arrive in our homes and believe in earnest that we want them to continue to bite and play with us. And those little puppy needle […]

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  May 5, 2021   No comments
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
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
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
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
Your Pet’s Dental Health

Your Pet’s Dental Health

Did you know that it’s important to keep your pet’s teeth and gums clean? Poor dental health could cause other health problems to arise; poor dental health could even signal other health issues within the body. It’s important to have your vet check your pet’s teeth and gums at least once every year. In addition […]

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  April 11, 2020   No comments
Food

Food

Did you know that many of the foods you love and likely eat regularly are dangerous to the health of your pets? It’s true. Some are even considered toxic. Here’s an overview of the types of foods that are dangerous to your pet; remember, however, that this is not an exhaustive list, and as a […]

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  February 7, 2020   1 comment
Pad Injuries

Pad Injuries

A dog’s pads are more delicate and easier to injure than you may think. Pads are thick, spongy and rubbery, and dogs rely on them to do everything, absorbing the shock of walking and running, and even used for traction. Pads can also protect a dog’s feet from extreme temperatures. And when a dog’s pad […]

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  January 17, 2020   No comments