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Dog exercise ideas on treacherous weather days

When outdoor conditions are treacherous, your dog still needs exercise ! This is the time to change your routine and think survival to ensure a safe fun experience. First off, get your gear together: ice & snow traction aids (pull-over footwear) prevent slipping. Instead of your zip-line leash, use a 4 to 6 ft leash […]

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Training All The Time

Few of us have time for formal dog training on an ongoing basis. However most dogs really do require continuous training to uphold the social behaviour you want. The solution is to use everyday situations as training opportunities. Realize that you have power because you are the keeper of all things your dog wants; food, […]

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Dog Park Safety & Etiquette

Dog parks can be a place for canine exercise and socializing. There are responsibilities and cautions that need to take be taken if we are to keep dog parks a friendly fun place.  As a public park you cannot control which dog breeds will attend nor can you determine temperament. But you can practice responsible […]

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Springtime Cautions for Dogs

Snow thawing reveals various unwanted edible things which many dogs are attracted to. So in some cases vomit and/or diarrhea can be attributed to such. Round worm is prevalent year round and more so in warm weather and so inspect your dogs feces after each movement. Look for small white spots which can be round […]

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Dog Friendly Holiday Celebrations

While busy with all the preparations and hosting family and friends, remember to take a moment to make sure its a positive and safe experience for your beloved dog. Poinsettas, Holly and Mistletoe are plants that are toxic to dogs. Chocolate and sugary foods wreak havoc on canine intestines. Most of the holidays rich foods […]

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Plan for a Safe Winter Hike with your Dog

Winter is a great time for outdoor activity with your dog

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Stress-Free Dog Boarding & Care

It is hard to enjoy your vacation when you haven’t secured a safe and happy place for your pet to stay. Here’s how to select a care service that will provide a positive experience for your pet.

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Dog Danger Body Language (Signs of Stress)

A list of the 8 ways to look for signs of stress by observing the body language of your dog.

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Why Outdoor Experiences are so Important to Canines

A dogs body is designed to expect what the outdoors provides. A rich and diverse range of climate, conditions, aromas and tactile experiences that cannot be found indoors…

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Dog Park Safety & Etiquette

Dog parks can be an excellent place for your dog to get exercise and social time they very much need. However along with such privileges there are responsibilities and cautions that need to take be taken if we are to keep dog parks a friendly fun place to take our pets…

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