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Urine Marking Behavior
Dec 22 2020

Urine Marking Behavior

Much like the miners during the Gold Rush, dogs and cats are territorial animals. They “stake a claim” to a particular space, area, or object.…
New Dog Introductions
Oct 07 2020

New Dog Introductions

From “the leader of the pack” to “the top dog,” plenty of simplistic metaphors come from the canine world. But relationships between canines can be…
Introducing Your Pet and New Baby
Oct 05 2020

Introducing Your Pet and New Baby

Congratulations, you’re expecting a baby! If your family already includes a pet, you’ll need to help that first “baby” adjust to the new one you’ll…
Dog Toys
Aug 11 2020

Dog Toys

For dogs and other animal companions, toys are not a luxury, but a necessity. Toys help fight boredom in dogs left alone, and toys can…
More Ways to Give
Aug 06 2020

Removing Pet Stains

You know how it goes: The minute you turn your back, your pet decides that your new carpet is the perfect place to relieve himself.…
Dog Toys
Jun 27 2020

Area Off-Leash Dog Parks

Dog Park Etiquette Keep your dog from jumping on or interfering with people and their dogs. Off-leash does not mean out of control. Aggressive dogs…
Giving Tuesday
Jun 16 2020

Training Your Dog With Treats and Praise

We all like to be praised rather than punished. The same is true for your dog, and that’s the theory behind positive reinforcement. Positive reinforcement…
Crate Training
Jun 15 2020

Crate Training

If you like nothing better than coming home from a hard day’s work and finding that your dog decided to “go” on the couch or…
Gifts of Stock 1
Jun 12 2020

Digging

“I dig because I can.” It’s the motto of dogs everywhere, and completely normal behavior. Yet the reasons behind the activity are varied. Your dog…
Giving Tuesday
Apr 01 2020

House Training

Contrary to popular belief, housetraining a puppy requires far more than a few stacks of old newspaper – it calls for vigilance, patience, and plenty…
Separation Anxiety
Mar 12 2020

Separation Anxiety

Dogs with separation anxiety exhibit behavior problems when they’re left alone. Typically, they’ll have a dramatic anxiety response within a short time (20–45 minutes) after…
Crate Training
Feb 16 2020

Allergies to Pets

Being a pet owner is never easy. While pets bring us joy and companionship on a daily basis, they also require training, veterinary care, time,…
Volunteer
Feb 15 2020

Barking Problem?

Problems such as escaping and excessive barking can result in neighborhood disputes and violations of animal control ordinances, and that means problems with your pet…
Animal Control 2
Jan 27 2020

Destructive Chewing

Sooner or later every dog lover returns home to find some unexpected damage inflicted by his or her dog…or, more specifically, that dog’s incisors and…

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