Recent Blog Posts

  • Calming Your Dog During A Thunderstorm

    August 1, 2012
    I once had a dog named Lightning that was so afraid of thunder he would dart behind our couch for cover. Ironic, I know. Dogs are often afraid of the booming noise and will sometimes be so nervous that they shake.
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  • Walking Your Dog: 4 Simple Ways to Keep it Interesting

    August 1, 2012
    Walking your dog is an essential activity but that doesn't mean you can't keep it interesting for both you and your dog. These tips below can help you achieve this while keeping safe, too: Go to new placesAs I’m sure you’ve witnessed, your dog loves to experience new sights and smells.
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  • What to Expect When Your Dog is Expecting

    July 1, 2012
    It can be very exciting when your dog is expecting a litter of puppies. You might be inclined to pamper your dog or change her routine when you know she is pregnant, but it is important to remember that dogs have been having puppies for a lot longer than humans have been intervening.
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  • Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

    July 1, 2012
    Summer weather is one of the best times to get outside and be active with your furry friend. However, you should keep in mind that your pet reacts differently to heat than you do.
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  • Tips for Keeping Your Cat Relaxed

    June 1, 2012
    If your cat is particularly ornery or you are bringing home a new kitten, here are a few tips for a stress free environment. First, there are plenty of ways to tell if your cat is stressed. A cat will puff out the fur on its tail when it is upset.
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  • Five Ways To Stop A Dog From Digging Holes

    June 1, 2012
    The iconic image many people think of when they think of dogs digging holes is the dog proudly putting a bone in it and covering it back up. In reality, this can leave you with a lot of holes in the ground.
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  • Basic Tips For Buying A Dog Door

    May 1, 2012
    If you find that you can’t meet your dog’s every whim for going outside, you might find that a dog door could be your best option. Your dog will have the independence to come and go as he pleases into your backyard.
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  • Dog Tricks: Four Steps For Teaching Your Dog To Fetch

    April 1, 2012
    Armed with just a few tennis balls, you can train your dog to fetch - an activity that’s fun for a day in the park or in your backyard. Here are some steps to teach your dog:1) Get your dog interestedGet your dog interested in the ball by teasing him a little bit with it.
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  • How To Tell When Your Dog Is Dehydrated

    March 1, 2012
    There are several different reasons dogs lose water from their body. A few ways this can happen is through panting, urinating, and evaporation through the feet and other body surfaces. Obviously, dogs replenish their fluids by drinking water or other liquids, and also by eating moist foods.
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  • Why Should I Take My Dog To A Training Class?

    February 1, 2012
    As a member of our family, we expect our dogs to be playful at times and docile at times, but always on their best behavior for guests. It is important to give your furry friend the chance to establish those behavior skills that will be a benefit for a lifetime. Why Training Classes?
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