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Great Ideas for Pet Holiday Gifts

By jpashenfelter | December 8, 2020

This year, make your pet holiday gifts extra special. Our dogs and cats give us unconditional comfort, companionship, and love. That has been especially true throughout this past year, and is evidenced by the wave of pet adoptions in 2020. Now is the time for giving back to the furry, four-legged friends in our lives.…

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Best Places in Bucks to Walk Your Dog

By jpashenfelter | October 5, 2020

The first week of October is National Walk Your Dog Week. For pet parents, every day includes walking the dog, but a full week of national recognition is a great opportunity to make it more exciting. Of course, the health benefits for dogs (and people) are many. So how can you take an ordinary walk…

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Disaster Plan for Pets

By jpashenfelter | September 21, 2020

Disaster Plan for Pets Any planning you can do now will be helpful in the event of an emergency. Prepare a first aid and travel kit for your pet. Keep copies of important information about your pet and contact information that you can reference quickly with your travel kit. Check out these tips to help…

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Back-to-School: Therapy Dog Training

By jpashenfelter | September 2, 2020

Have you considered therapy dog training for your pup or adult rescue? Would you like to work as a therapy dog team to support your community by visiting with area school students or senior centers? If yes to those questions, now is the perfect time for you and your dog to go back-to-school too by…

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Dealing with Separation Anxiety in Dogs

By jpashenfelter | July 8, 2020

One positive of being at home during the pandemic has been the ability to spend a lot of time with a new puppy or a new dog. Now is the right time to help your puppy feel comfortable when it’s time for the family to return to work or school. There are steps you can…

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Long Journey for a Forever Family

By jpashenfelter | May 6, 2020

Kera’s Long Journey for a Forever Family By Karen Rider, guest blogger – Kera is a member of the Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center Dog Daycare family and the winning photo of the resort’s recent Cuddle Contest Kera is a “differently-abled” Siberian Husky who became a part of our family on January 4,…

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Caring for A Puppy

By jpashenfelter | April 10, 2020

Congratulations! Whether this is your first puppy or you’ve done this before, caring for a puppy includes helping your pet adjust to family life and establishing a foundation of care for a long and healthy life. VACCINATIONS Vaccinations protect your pets from serious infections and diseases as well as promote wellness throughout the pet community by avoiding…

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Pet First Aid Basics to Know

By jpashenfelter | March 26, 2020

Spring is a great time to brush up on pet first aid basics, and create or replenish a pet first aid kit. Warmer spring days outside can lead to bug bites, minor cuts, or contact with spring-time hazards in the home and around the yard. Knowing pet first aid basics and creating a pet first…

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Fun Activities for Your Dog and Cat

By jpashenfelter | March 26, 2020

With the many changes in our lives due to COVID-19, our pets can be such a comfort to us! Although we are all practicing self-isolation, social distancing, or quarantine, we can still partner with our pets to keep them active and have fun together. Your canine couch potato might be more active with everyone at…

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Beachbody Preparation for Pets

By jpashenfelter | March 11, 2020

Beachbody weather is around the corner so it’s time for that canine couch potato to emerge from the “long winter’s nap” to get moving.  Activities for dogs and cats provide meaningful exercise, mental stimulation, and being active encourages positive behaviors. Keeping your pet active can also benefit your wallet. Prevention of diseases through proper exercise…

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