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Play and Learn Dog Training: Eddie’s Story

A play and learn dog training program provides the right balance of playing, learning obedience skills and socializing that suits the energy of a puppy. This is the story of Eddie and his mom… Eddie is an active golden doodle puppy who loves to learn. His forever mom, Segan, never raised a puppy so the…

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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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Activities for Dogs & Cats

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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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Active Dogs Are Happy Dogs

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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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