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TOOLS to Keep Doggie COOL this Summer!!

It’s Summer and it is HOT! I have written about Tips to Keep your Doggie Cool! and Tips to Keep your Doggie Safe from heat exhaustion. Now let’s look at some TOOLS you can purchase to make your dog’s Summer a little more bearable. COOLING Cots or Loungers There are cooling loungers that you insert […]

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Tips to Help Your Dog during Back to School

Back to school is upon us as summer comes to a close. We spend much time preparing our children (and ourselves), yet this transition also affects our pets. The freedom and attention received during summer vacation abruptly ends at the first day of school. Without warning, schedules shift and playmates of summer suddenly have new […]

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Teaching Your Dog to “Potty” on Command

“Going Potty” on command is a very helpful tool for any age dog. Think about the last time you just wanted to go to bed at night and your dog was taking forever to “do his business” for that last trip out?  All dog owners want Fido to “Hurry Up and GO!!” Several years ago […]

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The Importance of Early Puppy Training

Training starts the day you bring that new pup home. It used to be thought that dog training couldn’t start until the age of 6 months.  I start training at 8 weeks. As soon as your puppy arrives at his new home…He’s learning! Now is the time to teach him what you ‘want’ and ‘expect’ […]

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Sheltered In Place?

Stuck at home? Sheltered in place? How’s your dog doing? Has it become apparent that He needs some Training? PAWSITIVE SOLUTIONS CAN HELP! Although ‘In Home Training’ and ‘Group Classes’ are not possible during this time, ‘Board & Train” is still an option. This is a 2 week program includes boarding, training, a detailed lesson […]

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Why Does My Dog Roll in Stinky Stuff?

Gross! My dog just rolled in something smelly and disgusting!….WHY? Dogs delight in rolling in the most repulsive stuff such as deer droppings, cat excrem

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Why Dogs are Great for Your Kids!

Having Dogs around children is beneficial in so many ways Building stronger family bonds, raising healthier babies, teaching children to take responsibility, increasing social skills and having a better understanding  of care giving are just a few examples. I have been to several homes where the children as well as the parents are learning about […]

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New Puppy Tips for the New Year

The family and friends have left, the fridge is back to normal capacity, the kids are back in school and the new puppy has been named, what now? Time to start the puppy off on the right paw. Expectations Start off by teaching your puppy the rules of the house you want her to follow […]

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How to Keep Your Dog Safe at Christmas

Your tree is up, but the presents need wrapping.There are Christmas plays for the kids to attend and all the preparations for Holiday guests. With everything going on at Christmas, it is easy to forget about your dog’s safety. So how do you keep you dog safe at Christmas? HERE ARE SOME TIPS to keep […]

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Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe During the Holidays

I love Christmas!! Every year my home is ‘over the top’ decorated for the Holidays!! The big QUESTION is:  Is my house safe for my dogs?   Dogs are fascinated by the smells and textures of all the new things that are now appearing all over the house.  This is normal curiosity.   Here are […]

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