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April Showers Bring May Flowers – But They Also Lead To Dirty Dogs!

April 13, 2020

Dogs, like people, are happy to see the warm, sunny days of spring arrive and have time to spend outside in their yard or going on longer walks throughout the community. While spring is a great time to head outdoors, the conditions often make keeping your dirty dogs safe, clean, and looking terrific more trouble…

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Spring Cleaning For Your Dog

April 6, 2020

Most people have some form of a spring cleaning event in their home, and it is designed to get rid of all the dust and debris that builds up over a winter of people and pets being stuck indoors.  While interior spring cleaning is a great way to make your house look, feel, and smell…

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

January 13, 2020

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…

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