Posts Tagged ‘dog kennel’

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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Tips for Socializing a Puppy

Puppy learning to shake hands

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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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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Activities for Dogs & Cats

Group of dogs on playground equipment

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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Canine Influenza: The Dog Flu

Dog with its head on a pillow

We’re all familiar with the human influenza virus that makes the rounds every winter. We sneeze, cough, have a runny nose, and suffer from chills and fever. Your dog can catch the canine influenza virus, and although the symptoms are similar to human flu, it’s not the same flu virus that infects people. The canine…

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Tips for Preparing to Board Your Pet at A Resort

Preparing to board your pet at a resort while you are away is an important step in creating a positive experience. It’s an exciting day—you are ready for vacation and it’s time to drop your dog or cat off for lodging. Even though you are looking forward to your trip, the moment you have to leave your pet…

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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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