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  • You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks: Why Your Dog Needs Obedience Training

    If you haven't enrolled your dog in obedience training yet, now's a good time to add that to your to-do list. You might not think that your dog needs obedience training, but that might not necessarily be true. Obedience training is actually something that all dogs should go through at least once in their lives. Here are just four of the reasons why your dog should be enrolled in obedience training.
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  • At-Home Skunk Treatments For Your Furry Pal

    Dogs are naturally curious animals, sniffing everything and everyone, including other animals. They don't know that the cat they are sniffing has huge claws, or the possum they are trying to sniff can tear it to shreds if it wants, or that black and white animal with a long tail will lift that tail and spray him as a defense mechanism - dogs just don't know these things. You'll know it though if your dog is sprayed by a skunk.
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  • How a Boarding Center Can Calm an Aggressive Anti-Social Dog

    Dogs are social creatures that love spending time with other people and even other dogs. Unfortunately some dogs suffer from an inability to mingle with others of their species. Many dog owners think this is a hopeless situation, but thankfully, dog boarding can break this habit in both young and older dogs. Aggressive Dogs May Lack Dog Socialization The main reason that dogs are aggressive towards other dogs is a lack of socialization.
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  • Tips For Boarding Puppies

    Going out of town or on vacation can be made more difficult if you have a puppy at home. Compared to older dogs, puppies are more likely to become destructive, suffer anxiety, or get bored when left alone for long hours. A pet sitter in the home isn't always a good option. Instead, you may want to consider boarding for your younger pup. The following guide can help you board a puppy successfully.
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  • Proper Dog Training Service Available For Your Dog

    All dogs can benefit from being trained. Dogs are pack animals and respond best when they recognize their pack leader and know what actions they can use in any situation. Also, all dogs come from different backgrounds and have had different experiences prior to becoming part of your family. Too much or too little freedom can be compensated for with basic obedience and socialization skills. If you have a dog, you can train them for your specific needs and situation.
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  • 4 Tips When Boarding Your Dog

    Boarding your dog is definitely helpful when you and your family are going on vacation. While you are away, your dog will be able to socialize with other dogs, receive human attention, be well fed, and receive the daily exercise that they need. This can definitely help put your mind at ease while you are away with your family. Here are four tips to consider when it comes time to board your dog at a pet boarding facility:
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  • Needs That May Make Your Pet Better Suited For A Private Sitter Rather Than A Kennel

    If you have a pet dog and have never used a kennel or private pet sitting service, you may be wondering which type of service is best for your pooch. Kennel operations generally have more space, but they will likely have other pets at their location. The following information will help you to identify certain circumstances that may make a private sitter a better option than a large facility.  Sensitive to Noise
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  • Treating And Preventing Matted Fur In Cats

    Cats can sometimes be victims of having matted fur. Though all breeds can have matted fur, long-haired cats are the most susceptible. The mats can be large or small and are more common in sick or older cats who can't efficiently groom themselves. Here are some of the causes and solutions to dealing with matted fur in your cat: What causes matted fur in cats? Normally, cats shed their fur coats with the season.
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  • Getting Your Dog Ready For Summer

    The weather is turning nice and you're getting excited about doing more outdoor adventures with your dog. Your favorite canine would agree, but there are a few ways to prepare them to face the heat and higher activity levels after the winter lull. Here are some ways to get your dog ready for the summer so they'll be safer and happier on your outings: Schedule an Annual Checkup This is a good time to get your dog in for an exam.
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  • Veterinarians: 3 Invaluable Services They Can Provide

    While pet owners are aware of the emergency services that veterinarians provide, most probably aren't aware that regular visits to pet physician's office can often eliminate some of the more traumatic emergencies their pets can experience. At any rate, there are numerous reasons for scheduling routine visits to the veterinarian's office. This article outlines some of the services veterinarians offer and how they can benefit your pet. Dental Services You might have heard that a canine's saliva has certain disinfectant and regenerative properties.
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