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5 Tips for A Successful School Year

5 Tips for A Successful School Year Back to school, back to work…and back to daycare for your pup! It was a great summer spending days with neighborhood dogs, canine pals at the dog park, or at the beach house with BFFs (best furry friends) of family and friends. Now is a great time to…

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Training a Puppy: Fifi’s Story

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Fifi was everything you’d expect from a 4-month old Shih Tzu-mix puppy—super cute, energetic, nippy…and a “bit of a wild child” according to her mom. So where do you begin with training a super-charged puppy that bites everything that moves, pulls on a lead, and goes potty everywhere but outside? “It felt like Fifi was…

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Training Directs Playful Energy into Good Manners

Toby is still an exuberant, playful dog but now he demonstrates good manners and obedience skills thanks to a professional dog training program. Recently retired and with more time to devote to a pet, Linda and Rob wanted to adopt a puppy. They were in search of a mild-mannered dog breed with a sweet disposition…

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Dog Grooming: A Positive Experience

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Dog grooming is an essential part of overall health care for our pets. While a bath or nail trim can be done at home, many coats are extremely challenging for pet owners to maintain properly at home, therefore professional dog grooming is recommended. However, you worry about your dog’s behavior at the grooming salon, safety,…

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Tips for Socializing a Puppy

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Training a puppy starts long before you arrive at an obedience class. Besides potty training and setting boundaries at home, early training should include plenty of socialization and new situations for your puppy to experience around the home and away from home. The first time your puppy hears a doorbell ring or a loud garbage…

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Choosing A Quality Dog Daycare Program

Have you considered a dog daycare program? Are you worried about how your dog is spending the day while you’re at work? Hopefully he’s not chewing on your favorite piece of furniture or sleeping all day. Dogs are naturally social and energetic so being sedentary can lead to boredom, bad behavior and possible health problems…

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Pet Lodging for the Holidays: Quick and Easy Check In

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If your dog or cat will be lodging at Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center over the holidays—or during your vacation in the new year—a little planning makes the check-in process quick and easy. Here are a few tips to help you prepare… At Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center, all the forms necessary for your…

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