Who wants to socialize their puppy? Do you know what socialization means? Are you socialized? Let’s first start with a proper definition. Socialization literally means learning to be a part of society. And when used in the context of socializing a puppy, it means acclimating that puppy to a life lived within a human society. …

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As dog owners, we all know we’re supposed to brush our own teeth after every meal or at least three times per day – of course, whether we do or not is another story. But did you know brushing your dog’s teeth could be just as beneficial to their oral health as brushing your own …

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Ah…Dog owners. We come in all different shapes and sizes with pet canines ranging from the tiniest Toy Poodle to the the biggest Great Dane on either side of the Mississippi. We take care of our beloved pooches in a wide variety of residential establishments that include the common suburban home, double-wide trailers, the largest …

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So you need to head out of town on an “extended vacation” and you’re not too sure what to do with the kids – that is: Pets. Your emergency departure has left you scratching your head about kennels, boarding facilities…pet resorts? Aren’t those things expensive? Not to mention you have a bird, and most pet …

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It may be tempting to bring your best canine or feline friend on vacation, think twice before booking for the both of you. Hurdles at the airport, in finding suitable lodging, and state-to-state laws can make it difficult to travel trouble free with your dog or cat.Plane and Car Trips: Check with your chosen airline …

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Although we may think of dogs as cute, cuddly friends, the truth of the matter is that most pups were bred to work for a living. Unfortunately, much like their owners, dogs too have become vegetables, spending little to no time working on their fitness. (Monkey see, monkey do?)The benefits of exercise—diminished behavioral problems, warding …

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Touch has an important factor in the well-being of all living creatures, both human and animal. A loving touch not only soothes pain but also helps heal many injuries and illnesses. We use our hands to touch and soothe, while dogs, cats and horses lick and nuzzle their injuries and those of their companions. Infused …

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Summer is nearly upon us. Which means: Water! And quite like us, water makes up about 60%of your dogs total body mass. Which means: replenish or die…or at least feel less than adequate. As a general rule, your dog should be consuming about one ounce of water per pound of body weight every day. So …

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