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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Pet Poison Awareness Chart

By jpashenfelter | March 4, 2020

March is Pet Poison Awareness Month 

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By jpashenfelter | February 10, 2020

There’s more to your dog’s skin and coat than meets the eye. The skin and coat are a dog’s first line of protection from their environment, so maintaining healthy skin and a strong coat is essential. Sounds easy but sometimes challenging issues such as an allergy hot spot or flaky, dry skin and a dull…

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When Shelter Pets Learn & Thrive: Leah’s Story

By jpashenfelter | January 13, 2020

When shelter pets learn and thrive, good things happen! January is National Train Your Dog Month, and Leah’s story is shaping up to be proof that professional dog training can saves lives. Professional dog training offers numerous benefits to the dog and the owner. When a pet is properly trained, it shows that the dog is…

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Real Life Training for Dogs

By jpashenfelter | January 6, 2020

Real Life Training for Dogs It’s National Train Your Dog Month brought to you by The Association of Professional Dog Trainers. Here are easy real life training tips for helping your dog practice valuable manners and obedience skills. Interested in group training classes or customized professional training, learn more about how Holiday House Pet Resort…

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