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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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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

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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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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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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Dogs Love Jobs

Dogs love jobs. Yep, dogs actually enjoy working and getting paid in treats is even better! Not sure what type of career path your Fido is ready for? Here are 17 Stimulating Jobs for Every Kind of Dog to energize your pup and provide a sense of pride and accomplishment. Think your dog might enjoy problem-solving or…

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