Separation anxiety is treatable!
Separation anxiety is treatable!
As people are increasingly going back to the office, many dog parents are concerned about their pet experiencing separation anxiety.  Separation anxiety is a fairly common behavior issue, but often ...
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Why your dog rolls in (stinky) stuff
Why your dog rolls in (stinky) stuff
It never fails – no sooner does Fido return from the groomer looking clean and smelling fresh then he finds something gross and stinky to roll in.  You see him ...
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Dog gone car sickness
Dog gone car sickness
Does your puppy tend to drool excessively or even vomit when riding in a car? Car sickness is a fairly common problem, especially among puppies.  Over time, most puppies will ...
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Winter's a great time to flirt with your dog
Winter’s a great time to flirt with your dog
As the winter weeks go on, many people and dogs are starting to get cabin fever. Snow and ice and frigid temperatures may be making it more difficult to get ...
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Wait... why doesn't my dog like dogs anymore?
Wait… why doesn’t my dog like dogs anymore?
It is a common scenario – the three year-old dog that used to be the life of the dog park is now less interested in romping with the group.  To ...
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Should you rub that doggie belly?
Should you rub that doggie belly?
It is a story that trainers often hear: “My dog rolled over asking for a belly rub from the neighbor, and then out of the blue bit her when she ...
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How to keep kids' toys from becoming dog chews
How to keep kids’ toys from becoming dog chews
In homes with children and dogs, it sometimes can be challenging to keep kid’s toys from becoming dog chew things, especially during the holidays or birthdays when toys are all ...
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How to get your dog to trim his own nails (Part 1)
Do you and your dog both dread toe-nail trims?  Then why not give your dog the opportunity to give themselves a pedicure on their own by making it into a ...
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[Photo by Erda Estremera on Unsplash]
How to get your dog to file his own nails (part 2)
(Did you miss Part 1?) We show you how to train your dog to file their own nails by swiping at a sandpaper board... and while it is often relatively ...
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Choosing a place to board your pet
Choosing a safe and responsible boarding home or facility for your beloved pet is an important part of planning a getaway. With many unregulated and unlicensed homes and facilities providing ...
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Submissive and Excitement Urination
Submissive Urination Submissive urination occurs when a dog feels threatened. It may occur when he’s being punished or verbally scolded, or when he’s approached by someone he perceives to be ...
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Unusual eating habits in dogs and cats
Dogs and cats will sometimes eat socks, rocks or other objects, which may result in a variety of problems for both you and your pet. Not only can your possessions be destroyed or damaged, but objects such as clothing and rocks can produce life-threatening blockages in your pet’s intestines. Eating non food items is called pica. A specific ...
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