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What Do You Need for a New Puppy

December 2, 2022

Getting a puppy for Christmas is the perfect addition to the household for many individuals, couples, and families. It is easy to get caught up in the excitement of choosing the puppy and forget about the supplies that are essential to make your new pet feel welcome and comfortable in your home. Here is a…

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Proactive Dog Training Benefits – What are They?

September 6, 2022

Dogs, like people, often learn by doing. In fact, puppies and older dogs are constantly learning how to react in different situations that’s why proactive dog training is so important. Dogs learn by two different methods, including operant conditioning and classical conditioning.  Operant Conditioning Basics Operant conditioning creates learning by the consequences of specific actions.…

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The Joy of Summer Puppy Love

July 7, 2022

One of the best times of the year to bring home some much-anticipated puppy love is the summer. For most families and individuals, the summer makes spending time with the puppy easy. Particularly if the kids are home from school and the family is doing things about the house and the yard. With school out,…

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Cuteness Overload On National Puppy Day

March 13, 2022

There is nothing as cute as a puppy. Puppies are amazing and are full of energy, wonder at the world around them, and have a fearless attitude when it comes to trying new things. No wonder there is a National Puppy Day on March 23. Puppies are also in a developmental stage that allows them…

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New Puppy For Christmas – Now What To Do?

January 3, 2021

Many people carefully consider their options and decide that the holiday season is a perfect time for a new puppy. This is often the most memorable gift for a child or a loved one. When it is planned out in advance, it is a wonderful option to add a new member to the family.  However,…

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Training Puppies During The COVID-19 Quarantine

November 10, 2020

One of the wonderful things that have happened during the COVID-19 quarantine and shutdown is a focus on emptying shelters across the city and in the surrounding areas. This has also been a great time for families and individuals considering adding a puppy to their family to bring home their new pet and spend time…

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Myth Busters About Puppy Socialization

March 9, 2020

There are, unfortunately, a lot of myths and misunderstandings about training dogs, with a lot of these myths around puppy socialization as well as actual obedience work with puppies of all ages.  Myth: Puppies are naturally friendly and socialized  It is true that puppies are naturally socialized with their littermates, mother, and the breeder or…

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Helping Your Dog Stay Active This Winter

January 20, 2020

For many people, going outdoors in the winter for long walks or playtime at the dog park is not a top priority. This is particularly true as the weather gets colder, and the snow and ice become more of an issue on sidewalks and roadways. Helping your dog stay active in the winter can of…

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