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September 20, 2016

Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks

     Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks                The Pet Place: by: Dr. Nicholas Dodman Whatever they say about not being able to teach an…
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Pet CareBehavior
July 18, 2016

How to help a grieving dog

You probably know this, but to re-state the obvious: Yes, dogs grieve too. In fact, because dogs process everything emotionally and intuitively, their grieving process is often very difficult for…
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Pet CareHealth & Safety
January 14, 2016

Healthiest Oils for Dogs

What are the healthiest oils for dogs? Fish oil: Fish oil contains EPA and DHA, omega-3 fatty acids that help arthritis, and also has some anti-cancer effects, says Nancy Scanlan, DVM,…
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Pet CareBehavior
January 14, 2016

Handling a Growling Dog

How to Handle & Interpret a Growling Dog By Karen Fazio | New Jersey Pets NJ.com May 04, 2015; updated May 13, 2015 Recently I was awakened from a deep…
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Pet CareTransition
November 10, 2015

Transitioning your Dog to a New Home

    PLEASE REMEMBER THAT ALL DOGS HAVE A TRANSITION PERIOD WHEN COMING INTO YOUR HOME 1.Patiently walk your new dog around the yard and then your home on leash…
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Pet CareTransition
July 8, 2015

THE DOs and DON’Ts OF DOG INTRODUCTIONS

THE DOs and DON’Ts OF DOG INTRODUCTIONS Don't assume two pups meeting for the first time will always get along. Here are some do's and don't to help you with…
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Pet CareBehavior
July 4, 2015

Fun Facts about Your Dog

Fun Facts about Your Dog Your Dog Has His Own Fingerprint. Just as each person can be identified by the swirls and curvatures found in a fingerprint, your dog has his…
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Pet CareHealth & Safety
May 27, 2015

Heat Stroke

You’re walking along with your 80-pound, long-haired shepherd one warm, sunny afternoon. You’re breaking a bit of a sweat, but you feel just fine in your shorts and tank. But…
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Pet CareBehavior
May 6, 2015

Building your Dog’s Confidence

How to Boost the Confidence of a Shy Dog Training: Most pet behaviorists agree that training is essential for building the confidence of insecure dogs like Kayden, and it has…
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Pet CareBehavior
January 9, 2015

Biggest Mistakes Dog Owners Make

We copied this from PetPlace.com but found much of this very valuable information and wanted to share it with you.  We promise, it's worth your time to read it.  …
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Pet CareHealth & Safety
October 28, 2014

Health Benefits of PUMPKIN

THE HEALTH BENEFITS of PUMPKIN    1. Combating dehydration: Pumpkin flesh is around 90% water, so a little pumpkin topping on a meal can combat dehydration resulting from moisture-deficient processed…
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Pet CareHealth & Safety
October 26, 2014

10 Reasons Not to Use a Retractable Leash

10 Reasons Not to Use a Retractable Leash The length of retractable leashes, some of which can extend up to 26 feet, allows dogs to get far enough away from…
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Pet CareTransition
October 26, 2014

Decompressing Rescue Dog

Decompressing Rescue Dog Decompression Phase When adopting or fostering a rescued dog from the pound/shelter is a happy time for you and a relief to the dog. For one thing…
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Pet CareTransition
July 4, 2014

“I Need to Return My Dog…” – a necessary read

I Need to Return My Dog For many of us, those are words we’d never say. And yet, they are said to shelters and rescue groups on a daily basis.…
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Pet CareBehavior
June 3, 2014

Watch the Signs- No Surprises

Pay attention to what a dog is telling you. And teach children to respect a dog's space! Too many dogs end up in shelters (or worse, put down) because the…
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Pet CareHealth & Safety
June 2, 2014

Summer Safety & Cars

Please remember to keep your pets safe and do not leave unattended in a hot car!                            …
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Pet CareBehavior
April 25, 2014

Is Your Dog Happy?

Signs of Happiness Content dogs sleep for about 8 to 10 hours per day, mostly at night. They wake up early and set out in search of food. Breakfast, if…
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Pet CareBehavior
March 23, 2014

Reading your Dog’s Body Language

1. Relaxed Approachable This dog is relaxed and reasonably content. Such a dog is unconcerned and  not        threatened by any activities going on in his immediate environment…
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Pet CareHealth & Safety
January 1, 2014

Dog and Baby Safety

TRAIN YOURSELF to OBSERVE WARNING SIGNS CALM YOUR LAB and REDIRECT HIS/HER ENTHUSIASM DECREASE ATTENTION-SEEKING BEHAVIOR STAY ALERT TO NEW CHALLENGES as YOUR CHILD DEVELOPS  ~labradors.com
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Adopt a LabPet Care
December 20, 2013

20 Reasons You Need a Dog

20 Reasons You Absolutely Need A Dog In Your Life 1. They empathize With Human Pain Goldsmiths College released a study that showed more dogs will approach someone who’s crying…
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