Preparing Your Dog for Your Return to Work

National Take Your Dog to Work Day took on a new meaning in June 2020, but what about this year? Most likely, your dog has enjoyed having you at home while you work. Taking walks, playing ball, and curling up for naps at your feet have become a daily routine. But your return to the…

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Dawgs Be Jammin to Reggae

Wondering what to do for your dog on Valentine’s Day? Play reggae music. Irie mon, dogs love reggae music so dust off the Bob Marley CDs, or search iHeartRadio for a reggae station and chill out with your pup. Results of a study, recently published in the journal Physiology and Behavior, showed that music had a calming…

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Canine Enrichment: A Smart Choice

Dogs are smart. And despite looking like a canine couch potato lounging in a favorite sunny spot most of the afternoon, there’s more to your Beethoven, Einstein, or Maya than just a clever namesake. Like us, our dogs want to learn, be challenged, have fun, and experience the joys of a job well done. Historically,…

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Dog Daycare Programs Keep Pets Happily Busy

From retrievers and herders to even the smallest dogs—historically bred to capture vermin—by nature, are energetic, smart and designed to perform a variety of jobs—of which solitary couch potato is not included! Dogs are social animals that enjoy spending time with people and other dogs, so when left alone a resourceful canine will find ways to keep busy. Chewing on…

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Benefits of Professional Dog Training

Dog training with a small dog

Professional dog training offers numerous benefits to the dog and the owner. When a pet is properly trained, it shows that the dog is an important part of the family and that good behavior is expected and rewarded positively. Professional Dog Training Saves Lives The most important benefit of training for the dog is that it may save its life.…

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Does Your Pet Have a Noise Phobia?

A sudden clap of thunder, firecrackers or yelling can cause a surprised reaction and instinctive desire to hide for any pet. When that reaction becomes a persistent and profound fear to loud sounds causing severe anxiety and unwanted behaviors, your dog may have a noise phobia. The extreme reaction to noises usually gets worse if…

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