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LOADING A KONG

When we load a Kong, we hope that it will take Otis at least 30 or 45 minutes to empty it, and ideally, we want him to keep coming back to see if there’s more to be found. There is … Continue reading

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Healthy Dog Play

Many dog parents like to take their pups to the local dog park as a place where Rufus can run around off leash and socialize with others. But it’s important that we remember that the dog park is not a … Continue reading

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Puppies Bite – What Can We Do About That?

Puppies bite. It’s a fact. It’s a normal and natural behavior. In fact, it’s a necessary part of puppy development. But is it something that we have to just accept? Do we just put up with it – taking all … Continue reading

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Lunging Lucy & Growly Gus

Picture this: You and Polly are walking together in your neighborhood. She’s showing off just how good her leash skills are. And then . . . you see it. Down the street . . . another dog is coming. Suddenly … Continue reading

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When is it Time to Say Goodbye?

Making the commitment to owning a pet means recognizing that one day you will have to say goodbye. Sometimes (just like with our human loved ones) we do not have a choice or a say as to when this will … Continue reading

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Thunder Terrifes Teddy!


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Chewie’s New Thundershirt™

YEAH, SURE… There’s a product on the market called a Thundershirt™ . It’s been out for over a year but I only recently discovered it. When I first read about it and watched some video of dogs wearing it, I … Continue reading

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BOWSER’S BABY “BROTHER” – Preparing to bring a new baby home

SAFETY FIRST IT IS NEVER OK TO LEAVE A DOG AND A CHILD UNATTENDED TOGETHER. EVER. CHILDREN ACT IN SPONTANEOUS AND SPORATIC WAYS, THEY HAVE NO SENSE OF BOUNDARIES; THEY MAKE NOISES AND GRAB HOLD OF BODY PARTS, OFTEN PULLING … Continue reading

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JUMPING JASPER!

Jasper jumps. A lot. He jumps when you get home as he tries to greet you. He jumps when you have something interesting in your hand that he thinks he might like. He jumps on visitors as they enter the … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays! Here’s a Dog…

It’s that time of year again. The holidays are upon us. We’ve got lists of what the little ones want for Christmas (or Chanukah, or whatever your family may celebrate). We may even have a list of what we want … Continue reading

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