Christmas Safety Tips for Your Dog

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  With Christmas right around the corner, I thought it might be helpful to give a few tips on how to keep our pets happy and healthy throughout the holiday season. Several of the plants commonly purchased for decorations during the Christmas season are poisonous to pets and children, such as poinsettia and mistletoe. Choose […]

12 Tips for Finding a Lost Dog

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Have you ever lost your dog? Losing your best friend can be a very scary experience and cause a lot of stress. This last weekend, while I was out walking my dogs a car driving by stopped. The driver asked me if I had seen his dog, and unfortunately, for the driver of the car […]

5 Tips to Stop Your Dog From Begging

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Does your dog beg for food every time you eat? Begging is a common problem that most dog owners face.  One reason so many dogs beg is, because dogs overpower us with those big sweet puppy eyes, and we give in and offer them some of whatever we’re eating. Those puppy powers of persuasion are undeniably […]

Dog Separation Anxiety

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  One of the most difficult behavior problems to correct in dogs is separation anxiety. Symptoms include: digging and scratching at doors and windows destructive chewing Barking, howling, whining Urination and defecation from an otherwise house trained pet. Of course, many of these activities could just be the result of bad manners. But if the misbehaving […]

Importance of Spaying & Neutering Your Dog

Why is it important to spay and neuter your dog?  According to the Humane Society 6-8 million homeless animals enter animal shelters every year. About half of these animals are adopted, and tragically, the other half are euthanized. Yes you read that right: 3-4 million dogs are killed each year. Many of these animals are […]

Top 10 Advantages of Getting an Adult Dog

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  Are you thinking of joining the ranks of the canine enhanced? Ready to take the puppy plunge? Good for you! But before you take a ride down to the puppy farm consider this: puppies aren’t the only options. There are some fantastic advantages for anyone willing to open their home to an adult dog, […]

Fido Factor

Stores are looking at every possible way to attract customers and now many are deciding that the quickest way to your wallet is through your pet. More and more places are becoming dog friendly in order to earn more business. Want to go out for a day of shopping or a night on the town […]

Fostering a Puppy/Dog

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Have you ever considered fostering a puppy/dog from a rescue or the local shelter? Puppy’s can be a lot of fun and they’re very loving and playful. Puppies will need playtime on the floor. You’ll want to spend time down in their world to make yourself more accessible and help socialize them. Plus they’ll want […]

Think About Fostering an Animal

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Foster programs provide homes for thousands of adoptable animals every year throughout the county that could not be housed in a shelter or rescue due to space and resource limitations. Fostering is a great way to make a difference in the lives of each animal you take into you home and care for. My husband […]

10 Gifts for Dogs!

It’s the start of the holiday shopping season. The best time to start hunting for the perfect gift for your pup or yourself, or any dog lovers in your life. But let’s face it; it’s not easy shopping for the pooch that has everything. Rest easy my friends, I’ve put together this list of gifts […]

Summer Travel With Your Pet

It’s the end of summer and many people are making last minute travel plans.  If you want to take your pet with you there are a few things you should consider in your plans to help ensure everything goes well for you and your pet. If you are not going very far with your pet […]