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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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Indoor Activities For Your Dog Over The Winter Months

February 24, 2020

Dogs are wonderful companions for people of all ages. They are wonderful pets for people who may have mobility challenges as well as for busy people with hectic lives. For anyone who struggles with indoor dog activities, the winter can be particularly challenging to provide the same level of exercise for their pets as possible…

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The Myths And Realities About Puppy Training

February 10, 2020

Unfortunately, there are a lot of errors and misrepresentations about puppy training that are found on blogs, articles, and even how-to videos on dog and puppy training. There are also common myths about working with puppies that are shared by friends, neighbors, and even relatives, which may make it difficult to know what to do…

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Tips To Naming Your Puppy And Naming Mistakes To Avoid

February 3, 2020

Naming your puppy is a lot of fun, and it is a process in which everyone will have an idea or an opinion. Choosing the right name for your dog is an important consideration, and what you choose can have an impact on training your puppy and ensuring that he or she is able to…

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Training Tips: Helping Your Old Dog Learn New Tricks

January 27, 2020

That old saying about an old dog not being able to learn new tricks is not at all correct. In many cases, an older dog that is calm, focussed, and less distracted is easier to teach, and they often require less repetition to learn a few new moves. The key to teaching an older dog…

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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.  The winter is also a more difficult time for seniors…

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Throw A Dog-Friendly Holiday Party

December 17, 2019

One of the great things about the holiday season is all the time spent with friends and family. If you are a dog owner, or if you have friends that are dog owners, planning a dog friendly party is a wonderful way to change up the routine.  Planning a dog-friendly party does take a bit…

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