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Active Dogs Are Happy Dogs

Group of dogs looking at the camera

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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Activities for Dogs

Activities for Dogs It’s that time of year again! Summer vacation is over and everyone is returning to work or school–or maybe both! Hey, why should dogs get a pass? Canine minds need to be stimulated too. So whether it’s learning a new skill or helping around the house, all dogs can learn new tricks!…

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5 Ways Dogs Can Help at Home

5 Ways to Teach Your Dog to Help Around the House* *Article written by Ash found on www.simplyfordogs.com I love having Janice and Leroy with me when I’m trying to get my house up to a normal person’s standards. I’ve often thought, though, that it would be really nice if they could pitch in and…

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Dog Daycare Raises Money for Local Non Profit

DOYLESTOWN, PA, May 31, 2017—Child Home & Community (CHC), a non-profit social services agency based in Doylestown, received a $1000 donation from Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center Dog Daycare. The money was raised through generous donations from resort dog daycare clients during a special event.   The Resort’s dog daycare program held a…

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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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Dog Training Spotlight: Bugsy Wants to Be a Therapy Dog

Dog Training Spotlight: Bugsy wants to be a therapy dog, and now he’s one step closer to his dream job! Bugsy is an 18-month-old, 7 pound Chorkie (Chihuahua and Yorkshire terrier mix) rescue pup. He happily visits residents of area personal care and memory care communities with his mom Robin, so his career choice is…

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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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Puppy Training Starts with Good Social Skills

Puppy training starts as soon as you bring your new pet home. Setting boundaries and encouraging good behavior reduces stress for the dog and the family, eliminates bad behaviors, and creates a positive environment for a lifetime of friendship and learning. Providing your puppy with loving attention, proper veterinary care, leadership, and new people to meet will prepare him…

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