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Stop Your Dog From Stealing Food

The other day a client of mine asked me if I knew any tips to help teach her dog stealing food is not polite doggie manners.  I’ve seen this happen (and have had food stolen from!) a few times before, but fear not dog owners there is hope!  Thankfully her dog is still a puppy, [...]

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3 Dog Walking Training Tips To Stop Leash Pulling

Stop Leash Pulling

If dog walking has become less and less enjoyable on walks for you, then you may want to improve your dog’s behavior using some simple training tips. Today, we’re going to teach you three effective ways to improve your dog’s behavior during a walk.  Don’t use a choke chain or a shock/prong collar Some dog [...]

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The Pro and Cons of Using a Retractable Dog Leash

Many dog owners preach the benefits of using a retractable dog leash, while others think that they lead to behavior problems. Retractable leashes have a hard case made of durable plastic, and inside that case is up to twenty feet of leash. To help you make the right decision on your next trip to the [...]

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Top 4 Dog Behavior Problems and How to Solve Them

Nearly every dog develops a behavior problem at some point in its life. Whether this problem involves biting, excessive barking, or submissive urination, it is important that dog owners learn how to correct these problems sooner rather than later. Today, we’re going to teach you how to fix the top five most common dog behavior [...]

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Hurricane Irene Pet Safety Tips

With Hurricane Irene approaching fast, it is imperative to assume that if conditioners are not safe for you, they certainly are not safe for your pet.  Follow these tips to ensure the safety of your pet in critical conditions. 1.  Do not assume that your pet will be okay to fend for itself if left [...]

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7 Dog Park Safety Tips

The dog park can great fun for you and your dog.  You will be surrounded by other dog owners who share the same love for their companions, and your dog can meet great new friends!  Here are some steps you can take to ensure you and your dog have both a fun and safe time [...]

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Beat The Heat

Summer is the season most of us look forward to for outdoor activities, but dogs don’t do as well in hot weather as people do. Sometimes it’s kinder, and far safer, to keep your dog at home. But whatever you do and wherever you go, keep these tips in mind: Be aware that not all [...]

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