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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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Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe this Summer

It’s Summer and Texas Summers are HOT! Not only for us, but man’s best friend as well! Keeping your dog cool is serious business because overheating can be life-threatening if not treated immediately. Dogs, in general, are intolerant of too much heat. Heatstroke normally happens when a dog loses his innate ability to regulate his body temperature. […]

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Calming Your Dog During Fireworks Season

Fear of fireworks is a fairly common phobia for dogs. The noise, smell of sulfur and flashing lights can be quite upsetting. Fortunately there are several things you can do to keep your pet safe and cared for during the celebration. Prepare your House Shut all the doors and windows and draw curtains to block […]

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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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10 Tips To Get Your Dog Moving

As a San Antonio dog training authority, I know most of our dogs don’t get the exercise they need. They usually sleep all day while we’re at work and once we get home, they get a short walk and maybe a little bit of playtime. This might be enough for some dogs, but what about […]

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Tips for Moving with Your Dog

Whether you are moving a long distance or just around the block, moving is almost always a chaotic venture. Boxes everywhere, so many things to plan and take care of on both ends, clutter and moving trucks. I have a lot of experience in this area being a part of a military family. Having no […]

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HEALTHY Treats for Your Dog

I don’t know about you, but the more I read ingredients in my dog treats the more I worry. What is all that stuff we can’t pronounce? Sure, some are vitamins and minerals that should be in our dog’s treats. But isn’t it much better to get all of those nutrients from the original source? […]

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Teaching Your Dog to Pay Attention

ATTENTION….ATTENTION…….ATTENTION!!!! Teaching your dog to pay attention when asked may be the most important thing you will ever teach them. A dog that can pay attention when asked can probably walk on a leash and come as well.   Here are some Tips to teach your dog to “Look at you and wait for further […]

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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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Tips to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Summer is here and we all know that Texas Summers can get HOT; not only for us, but man’s best friend as well! Here are some tips to keep Fido comfortable. Allow your dog access to lots of clean fresh water. Add ice cubes to make it cooler. Walk early in the day or late […]

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