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June 07, 2019 Fun, Cognitive Training Games To Make Your Dog Smarter
Beyond basic obedience training, there are also plenty of fun games for dogs that will be cognitively stimulating on top of being entertaining — for both of you! Read on to learn about several games and activities that will greatly benefit your dog.
April 19, 2019 Springtime Safety Tips
Springtime has finally sprung and with the change of season our thoughts turn to spring cleaning and much-needed home improvement projects. Before you embark on seasonal chores or outdoor revelry, take inventory of potential springtime hazards for your adorable doods!
April 11, 2019 Bored Dogs: How to Recognize Doggy Boredom (and Help!)
Originally, different dog breeds were bred to have different jobs. Even companion breeds were meant to spend all day with their humans. But these days, most dogs get everything they want for free with no work involved. Plus, they spend hours alone while we go off to work or to run errands. So, do dogs get bored? Absolutely! Doggy boredom can lead to problem behaviors, but more importantly an unhappy dog. Read on to learn the signs of boredom and tons of tips for making sure your dog is getting all the stimulation he needs.
April 04, 2019 Dog Agility Equipment for Backyard Training and Just Plain Fun
Whether you plan to compete or just want a fun, challenging activity to do with your dog, agility is a great form of exercise and bonding for both of you. In agility, a dog and handler complete an obstacle course as accurately as possible and in as short a time as they can. It’s a highly athletic event that requires training, teamwork, and concentration. But you don’t have to compete to enjoy it; backyard agility courses are a great way to provide exercise and stimulation and to build a trusting relationship with your dog.
March 13, 2019 Puppy Separation Anxiety: Symptoms, Causes, Prevention, and Treatment
When you’re raising a puppy, there can be a parade of behavioral issues that march through his—and your—life. Separation anxiety (SA) can be one of them. Understanding and recognizing SA will prepare you to do all you can to prevent the condition as well as to address it at the first signs. According to the Tufts Animal Behavior Clinic, although older dogs can develop SA, it usually affects young dogs. So, don’t dismiss this as something to worry about later, prevent puppy separation anxiety before it starts.
August 14, 2018 10 Symptoms That You Should Never, Ever Ignore
When your dog starts acting strangely or seems a little inexplicably “off,” it’s often impossible to know whether to take a wait-and-see approach, or hit the panic button. This is especially true when the symptoms are characteristic of certain benign conditions as well as life threatening disorders.
May 21, 2018 How to Help Your Dog Adjust to a New Town
Moving to a new town is a big, exciting part of life. While you’re getting things packed up, your dog is watching you run around with the packing tape. She’s ready to help you have fun when you have a free minute and remind you that life is full of joy. Dogs are so supportive that it’s easy to forget how much a move affects them, too. Your home is your dog’s whole life, and that’s going to change. Get yourself ready to adjust you and your dog to a new town with just a few easy tips so you can both settle in as soon as you arrive.
May 18, 2018 Keep Your Dog Safe From Fleas and Ticks With These 10 Prevention Tips
It’s that time of year again, folks. Flea and tick season is upon us, and nothing annoys a dog more than those pesky pests. Responsible dog owners know that their canine companion’s warm and soft fur is like a personal paradise for these insects. But once they move in — and begin feeding on your pet’s blood — they can cause a wide range of health problems, from skin infections to Lyme disease. In honor of Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month, scroll down for 10 flea and tick prevention tips from the American Kennel Club’s Chief Veterinary Officer Dr. Jerry Klein.