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The Myths And Realities About Puppy Training

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 […]

Tips To Naming Your Puppy And Naming Mistakes To Avoid

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 […]

Training Tips: Helping Your Old Dog Learn New Tricks

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 […]

Helping Your Dog Stay Active This Winter

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 […]

How to Protect Your Dog From The Number One Cause Of Pet Injury In The Winter

Active dogs and dogs that spend time outdoors all year round have different risks for injuries based on the time of year. Even dogs that are only out for walks during the winter months are still at risk for developing one of the most common types of injuries that vets see at this time of […]