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Puppy socialization is paramount
You will want to be able to take your puppy for walks and for rides. You need to get him used to meeting people and other animals. There are many ways to acclimate him to the new surroundings. You must take your time and not push the pup into a situation where he is uncomfortable. Puppies […]
Top 10 Things to Teach Your Dog
After falling in love with a dog that melted your heart at the local shelter or carefully selecting a puppy from the breed-specific rescue, you’re now faced with some very real challenges at home. What’s the quickest path to making your new bundle of joy a member of the family with whom it’s a joy […]
Chewing Chewing is essential for maintaining the health of your dog’s teeth, jaws, and gums. Puppies especially have a strong need to chew to relieve the irritation and inflammation of teething. Dogs chew to relieve anxiety and boredom, as well as for entertainment. Your dog’s jaws are his tools for carrying objects and for investigating […]
Biking with your dog?
Every dog needs exercise! Some owners go for regular walks during the day, others will take their dogs to a park and play fetch games with them. There are also some who take their dogs to dog parks and let them play with other dogs, while they get to socialize with dog owners. Some people […]
The ‘Place’ command, a handy trick
Aunt Florence walks through the front door in her Christmas best, only to be bowled over by Rover, your beloved, overgrown dog who is trying to say “hello”. Does this sound familiar? We are currently in the thick of the holiday season and many of us will be entertaining guests at our house. You may […]
How to stop dogs from digging?
One of the biggest frustrations that comes with dog ownership is trying to establish how to stop dogs from digging. Our dogs bring lots of joy into our lives, but excessive digging problems can certainly put a strain on the owner-dog relationship. How To Stop Dogs From Digging Dogs dig for a number of reasons […]
Potty training for you and your puppy
People often say “I’ve done everything I could to teach my puppy bathroom etiquette and yet he/she still makes accidents. What else can I do to help my dog succeed without further frustrations?” I have received numerous requests to assist my clients with this daunting task. Where do we start then, assuming that every dog […]