HOLIDAY HOUSE BLOG

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Activities for Dogs & Cats

By jpashenfelter | October 5, 2018

Activities for dogs and cats provide meaningful exercise and play. Staying active keeps your pet’s mind sharp and the body fit. Regular exercise and active play is essential throughout the year. Don’t let the cooler weather and shorter days decrease the amount of healthy activity your pet receives. The benefits of being active include: Weight…

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Pet Obesity Prevention

By jpashenfelter | October 3, 2018

Pet obesity affects the overall health of your furry friend. October is National Pet Obesity Awareness Month. Here are the facts about pet obesity. Daycare keeps dogs active throughout the day, providing the right balance of stimulation, socialization, activity and rest…

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10 Benefits of Walking the Dog

By jpashenfelter | October 3, 2018

10 Benefits of Walking Your Dog to Celebrate National Walk Your Dog Week

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Pet Safety During An Emergency

By jpashenfelter | May 2, 2018

Pet Safety During An Emergency

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Spring Pet Safety

By jpashenfelter | April 2, 2018

Spring Pet Safety

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Active Dogs Are Happy Dogs

By jpashenfelter | April 2, 2018

Dogs are smart and enjoy being active. They want to learn, be challenged, have fun, and experience the joys of a job well done. Historically, dogs were bred to perform specific duties like assisting farmers, ranchers, sportsmen, and law enforcement officers. The abilities to think, problem solve and actively work were assets to their owners.…

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Dog Bite Prevention

By jpashenfelter | March 22, 2018

Dog Bite Prevention

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Canine Influenza: The Dog Flu

By jpashenfelter | March 7, 2018

We’re all familiar with the human influenza virus that makes the rounds every winter. We sneeze, cough, have a runny nose, and suffer from chills and fever. Your dog can catch the canine influenza virus, and although the symptoms are similar to human flu, it’s not the same flu virus that infects people. The canine…

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Pet Dental Care Is More Than Just Brushing

By jpashenfelter | January 29, 2018

Regularly brushing your dog’s or cat’s teeth with pet-specific toothpaste is an important part of pet dental care. But there’s more to pet dental care than just brushing teeth. And that’s good news! Let’s start with some options you may not have considered: Probiotics A range of bacteria thrive in the gut of humans and…

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5 Myths about Training a Puppy

By jpashenfelter | January 11, 2018

1) Puppies will be puppies Puppies chew on everything and get themselves into a bunch of trouble the moment you look away. They don’t know any better—yet. Training starts as soon as you bring your new puppy home. Setting boundaries and encouraging good behavior reduces stress for the dog and the family, eliminates bad behaviors,…

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