“We want a dog! We promise we will take care of him, walk him, feed him, train him…” If you’re a parent, chances are you have heard this from your children at one time or another. You know what happens, right? You end up taking on all of the responsibility of dog ownership and care. That’s all right, though. You … [more]

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It’s hard to believe that August is coming to and end and that soon we will be in autumn and then responsible dog owner winter! Before September hits, though we wanted to share information on Responsible Dog Ownership Month which is what September has been designated by the American Kennel Club.

Pet parents want to be responsible and many do their best to … [more]

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Dog Training Education Month: Effective Training PracticesEach February, we celebrate Dog Training Education Month. Now is the best time to learn about the best training practices! Knowing how to simplify training can make life so much easier for you and your dog. A trained dog is normally a happier dog, and a trained dog is less likely to bite or have other behavioral issues. Take advantage … [more]

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Helping Your Adopted Dog Adjust to a New HomeSo, you have adopted a new dog. You’re most likely experiencing all the great feelings of bringing in the new member of the family. Eventually reality hits and you realize that while it is rewarding, this new endeavor comes with an immense load of responsibility. You’re likely seeking ways to help your dog adjust to their new home, and we’re … [more]

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Is Your Dog Fearful? Here’s How to CopeFearful dogs react to trigger situations in ways that humans view as “bad behavior.” These include but are not limited to barking, aggression, leash reactivity, snapping, and growling. While these are less than ideal for dog owners, it simply means your dog is trying to communicate his or her discomfort in that scenario. Whether your dog is fearful of strangers, … [more]

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Decoding Dog Behavior: Reading Body LanguageThere is no shortage of ways your dog communicates with you each day. Since he or she doesn’t speak your language, your dog uses body language to communicate everything from excitement to fear, happiness and anxiety. As a responsible dog owner, it’s up to you to decipher what they’re trying to tell you to avoid an unwanted situation. Before reading … [more]

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