benefits of spay neuterFebruary 28 is National Spay/Neuter Awareness Day and you may be wondering, why should you spay or neuter your dog. The question and its answer is a source for debate in social circles and on social media. While there may be pros to having your dog spayed or neutered, we are going to focus on the benefits.

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Pet parents are looking for ways to train their beloved dogs that don’t involve punishment, but instead teach your dog not to bite focus on positive reinforcement. How to train your dog not to bite using positive reinforcement training is a focus for puppy socialization classes and can be a focus of a training session for an older dog you’ve recently welcomed to the family.

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why do puppies bite Puppies are adorable! Puppies have that intoxicating “puppy breath.” Puppies are fun and exciting! Puppies also bite! Why do puppies bite? Are they being mean? Do they have aggression issues? Probably not.

Just as toddlers put everything they find into their mouths, so too do puppies. Dogs and puppies explore the world around them by scent and by taste. It … [more]

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keep dog safe in winterAs winter settles in across the country, we want to offer tips on how to keep your dog safe in winter — even if it is a breed who thrives in these colder temperatures. For those of us who live in parts of the country where snow, ice and frigid temperatures aren’t a major concern, we don’t think about what … [more]

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The New Year and New Year’s Eve is a great time to spend with friends and family to bid good-bye to 2018 and to welcome in 2019. Whether you’re having a house party, going to a house party or stayingprevent dog bites in new year home you want to prevent dog bites in the new year and there are myriad reasons why a dog might … [more]

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Snow has been falling in many parts of the country for weeks now, but December 21 is the “official” start to winter. Along with winter comes snow, ice, frigid temperatures and dangerous conditions for dogs.winter dog safety tips

Whether you have a small dog or a dog who loves to be out of doors, no matter the weather there are safety measures that … [more]

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Companion animals make our lives fuller and happier. Our dogs love us no matter what — whether we’re having a good day or a bad day, whether we are dressed and fully made-up and they are there to offer seniors benefit from life with dogs unconditional love when no one else is.

Sharing your life with a cat or dog brings many benefits. Senior citizens benefit … [more]

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Turkey. Cranberry dressing. Mixed drinks. Pumpkin pie. All of these sound delicious and are all a part of many Thanksgiving holiday dinner tables. Many of these foods can cause illness or even be lethal for ourthanksgiving dog food safety tips dogs. We have put together some Thanksgiving safety tips for dog owners as part of our Thanksgiving dog bite safety series.

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