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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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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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Dog Socialization In The Time Of COVID-19

June 8, 2020

Social distancing for humans is a proven way to help to slow down and prevent the spread of any time of virus. In the current pandemic, people are required to maintain social distancing and stay-at-home or work from home requirements to help to limit the spread of COVID-19, but what about dog socialization? Even though…

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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Dog

December 23, 2019

Dogs, just like people, can take on a challenge. Of course, for your four-legged family members, you will be instrumental in ensuring your dog has the resources and the help he or she needs to be successful.    The following are a few dog-friendly New Year’s Resolutions that will help your pooch be a happier,…

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Teach Your Old Dog Some New Tricks For Senior Pet Month

November 19, 2019

Old dogs can learn new tricks, and November is the ideal month to spend some time with your senior pet and work on at least one new command. It is often easier to teach senior dogs as they are less easily distracted and more focused, and they also want to work to do things that…

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Getting Your Dog Ready For The July 4th Fireworks

June 24, 2019

We Love Fireworks, But Do Dogs? While people may love the July 4th fireworks displays, many dogs, cats and most wild and domestic animals have a very different view. Animals naturally fear the sound of fireworks and other loud noises such as thunder, guns and other types of sudden noises. Keep in mind, your dog’s…

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The Risks Of Letting Your Dog Drink From A Puddle

May 27, 2019

Puddles, ditches, and low lying areas are always attractive to dogs. They seem to love to run through the mud, to roll around in the cool dirt and even to drink the water. However, letting dogs drink from stagnant water in these types of low lying areas can have mild to much more serious health…

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Leadership in Dog Training

April 2, 2019

Most dog owners have heard a dog trainer, a friend that owns a dog, or even their vet talk about ensuring they are the pack leader in the eyes of their pet. This is sometimes called being the “alpha,” and it simply means being the person your dog sees as being in charge. Leadership is…

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