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Setting Up A Simple Backyard Obstacle Course For Your Dog

May 20, 2021

Most dog enthusiasts have spent more than a few hours watching dog agility events online or on television, which has inspired a backyard obstacle course for your dog. These are always fun and exciting, with athletic dogs of all sizes, breeds, and types hurdling over jumps, across obstacles, through tunnels, and even up and over…

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Tips To Teach Kids About Dog Bite Prevention

May 10, 2021

Children who have dogs at home or have a history of positive interactions with dogs tend to see every canine as a friendly companion, but it’s important to teach them about dog bite prevention. While parents want children to grow up with a love of dogs and comfort in interacting, it is also important to…

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National Adopt A Greyhound Month – Tips For Raising a Greyhound

April 12, 2021

A greyhound is a very ancient breed of dog, and they can be traced back to hunting dogs used in ancient Egypt. They are part of the hound group, and they were valued due to their incredible ability to spot prey and give chase. Today, most greyhounds are not used for hunting, but they are…

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Top Three Dog Training Mistakes You Could Be Making

February 1, 2021

Training a puppy or a dog is not a one-time event. Just like people, dogs and puppies need practice throughout their life to stay familiar with what commands mean and what their owner expects. Training a puppy or a dog is often a series of wonderful achievements followed by frustration if the pet seems to…

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Tips For Socializing Your Dog

August 24, 2020

One of the most important aspects of socializing your dog is to ensure the pet is exposed to many different situations and circumstances as part of routine training. Socializing your dog can happen at any time. Still, it is most effective when started early and maintained throughout the life of the dog. Early socialization helps…

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Tips For Transitioning Rescue Dogs During COVID-19

June 2, 2020

While there are few upsides to the pandemic, one potentially bright spot for many animal shelters and rescues was the outpouring of support from the community. In many cities and towns across the USA, people responded to calls for help from the shelters and facilities to find forever homes for their dogs in the event…

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A Dog's Life After COVID-19: Tips For Reducing Pet Separation Anxiety When You Return To Work

May 6, 2020

Dogs with pet separation anxiety have genuine emotional and distress reactions when separated from their families. These distress reactions can include destructive behaviors such as digging, chewing, or soiling in the house, and they often include excessive barking or howling when the dog is alone. Dogs can also pace or bite, lick, or chew on…

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Spring Training for Dogs

March 23, 2020

Dog spring training, what? Spring training is usually associated with professional baseball. It is a time of year for players to get back in shape and to review old skills and strategies, and maybe even learn something new.  However, dog spring training is not that much different. It is a time for owners to transition…

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