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5 Steps to Choosing a Vet for Your Dog
5 years ago

5 Steps to Choosing a Vet for Your Dog

  1. Reputation and Recommendations: Instead of simply pulling a name out of the phonebook, choose your vet based on recommendations from your neighbors, friends and even rescue organizations.  When collecting opinions, …
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How Smart is Your Dog?
5 years ago

How Smart is Your Dog?

All our dogs are smart in their own way! So, how do you evaluate your dog’s intelligence and smarts? Depending on how important it is to you that your dog …
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How to Handle that Overly Active Puppy
5 years ago

How to Handle that Overly Active Puppy

How you adapt to that bundle of energy depends on your age, tolerance and patience level.  A young person can likely keep up with that overly active pup much more …
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Halloween Safety Tips For Your Dog
5 years ago

Halloween Safety Tips For Your Dog

The children all look forward to getting dressed up in their costume-best, going door-to-door with their large pillowcases, boasting the phrase “trick or treat” while scoping each sweet entering the …
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Dog Skin Conditions and Solutions for Relief
6 years ago

Dog Skin Conditions and Solutions for Relief

Is your dog’s behavior out of control to the point of “almost tearing its hair out?” If your dog is going through such discomfort, there may be a problem with …
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How to Deal with an Energetic Dog
6 years ago

How to Deal with an Energetic Dog

Doggies that are especially energetic require mental and physical exercise! Ideally, they need to be with a family that leads an active lifestyle.

If you’ve got an active dog, make …
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Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Can it be Done?
6 years ago

Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Can it be Done?

More and more people are choosing to purchase, rescue, or adopt senior dogs. Others may have had a dog for years and are simply tired of a bad behavior. Whatever the case may be, you can certainly train an older dog. The trick is having as much patience, if not more, than you would if you were training a new puppy. You will need to learn to communicate with your dog in a way you may not be used to. This is especially true if this dog has been in your home, and loved, for several years. Read More