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Socialization in Dogs

October 13, 2021

Did you know that dogs can and should be socialized at any point in their life? From puppies to senior dogs, socialization is important to help dogs manage their stress levels around a variety of people, different environments, and other dogs. Adequate socialization can go a long way to preventing behavior problems and improving bonding…

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Helping Dogs Cope with Separation Anxiety

June 11, 2020

Unfortunately, some dogs have separation anxiety that causes them to act out when left alone. Their separation anxiety is triggered when they become upset, erratic, and disruptive after their guardian leaves. In some cases, escape attempts and other coping behaviors have caused self-injury, which causes additional stress for them and you. Common behaviors that signal…

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Summer Safety Tips for Pet Owners

May 26, 2020

With the summer finally rolling around and the temperatures getting warmer, it is great to be spending time outdoors with family, friends, and of course your pets! But higher temperatures can also mean higher risks for your dog or cat such as more injuries, more skin or ear infections, and the possibility of heatstroke. Pets…

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Preparing Your Dog for Pet Sitting

March 30, 2020

If you’re planning a trip or need to be away from home for a few days, it can be tough to figure out what to do with your dog while you’re gone. Many dog parents love the convenience and peace of mind that a professional dog sitting facility provides; boarding your dog allows you to…

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The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil for Dogs

January 6, 2020

Many people use coconut oil because of its antibacterial, anti-fungal, and antiviral properties but is coconut oil also a beneficial supplement for your four-legged friend? The answer is yes! Coconut oil is high in saturated fat and medium-chain triglycerides. Medium-chain triglycerides are a good fat; the kind that provides a variety of benefits which include digestion…

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Dog Daycamp: The Benefits of Enrolling Your Pup

November 21, 2019

When you get home from work after a long day, is your pup rambunctious? Did she soil your carpet because you didn’t get home in time to let her out? Perhaps she chewed your favorite pair of shoes during the day because she was bored… A relationship between a dog and a human should be…

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Anxiety in Dogs During Halloween Season

October 24, 2019

Did you know just like humans, dogs can experience anxiety, too? Owning a dog can be one of the best parts about your life, but sometimes your furry friend may have trouble dealing with stress and become anxious. Anxiety can affect all breeds of dogs and may affect each dog differently. If anxiety issues are…

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Fruits and Veggies Dogs Can and Cannot Eat

September 23, 2019

While many human foods are perfectly safe for dogs to eat, some are very unhealthy and downright dangerous. It is critical to know which fruits and vegetables you can feed your dog so you can ensure their safety as they digest differently than humans do. Eating the wrong foods can lead to long-term health problems…

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Tips to Keep Your Dog’s Breath Smelling Fresh

June 17, 2019

As a dog owner, you have most likely experienced some smelly kisses and you’re probably aware that one of the worst things a dog can have is bad breath. Just like in humans, the build-up of plaque and tartar can lead to the development of bacteria that causes bad breath, which is why taking care…

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