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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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10 Puppy Products You Should Never Give Your New Dog

December 18, 2019

Many families brought a puppy into their home as a Christmas gift, and they take the time to research breeds, learn about the benefits of pet adoption, and consider all of their options before making a choice.  All of this research that goes into choosing the right puppy sometimes does not extend into checking out…

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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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Managing Your Puppy's First Night At Home

January 2, 2018

Tips for Making Puppy’s First Night Less Stressful The first night in a new place with new people and surroundings is always the most challenging for a puppy. This is particularly true if the puppy has been kept with the mother and the littermates up until the time when you finally came to come and…

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