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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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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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Nikita’s Nutrition: How do I Know What to Feed my Dog?

Many pet owners have little or no idea what constitutes good nutrition for their dog. Most believe that if it’s sold at the store and says“complete nutrition” it must be fine, and so they will purchase the cheapest food they … Continue reading

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Crating Casey

We’ve all heard that dogs are den animals – that they like to be in small spaces and this makes them feel safe and secure. So why is it that Casey freaks out every time you put her in her … Continue reading

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Samson Suffers from Separation Anxiety

Many dogs experience stress and anxiety when their people leave them unattended at home. This is commonly referred to as separation anxiety. How do we know if Samson is suffering from such anxiety?  He may react to the stress in … Continue reading

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Tasty But Toxic: Part II – Plants and Miscellaneous Household Items

PLANTS AND OTHER MISC. STUFF IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY AND YOU BELIEVE YOUR PET HAS INGESTED A TOXIC SUBSTANCE. DO NOT WAIT. CALL THE ANIMAL POISON CONTROL CENTER AT 888-426-4435. More than 700 varieties of plants have been identified … Continue reading

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