Seven DOs at the Dog Show!

Dog shows are a great way to see lots of breeds of dogs in one place. They are a good place to talk to people who know dogs and know dog breeds. They are a great place to shop for all sorts of doggy things. Dog shows can be a great way for a family […]

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Debunking the “Crates are Cruel” Myth

Since the use of a crate for training hit the dog world, its detractors have been hard at work convincing people that crates are cruel.  Many believe them, too many.  Half-truths and misinformation have created a sect of dog owners who are convinced that using a crate is akin to animal abuse.  They couldn’t be […]

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Admitting Your Dog is Fat Is Just the Beginning… 

So you have finally admitted to yourself that your dog might not be just pleasingly plump.  He may, indeed, be headed towards (or firmly entrenched in) obesity.  What are you to do?  How can you make it right? One thing you know for sure – you MUST get the excess weight off of your pooch.  […]

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No, It Isn’t Okay If Your Dog Is Fat

Obesity in dogs is at an all-time high.  It is getting to the point that when you walk down the street, head into the pet store, visit the dog park or go to the vet, 9 out of 10 dogs you see is at least marginally obese and many are morbidly so.  What’s the deal? […]

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Poop – It Always Has Something To Say

Everybody poops.  Perhaps the most attention, however, is paid to the poop that comes out of our dogs.  Poop can tell us a lot of things – if they are healthy, ill, stressed, eating ‘bad’ things, eating ‘good’ things, etc. One of the first things we notice about poop is the volume.  We notice this, […]

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Seven DON’Ts at the Dog Show

Dog shows are a great way to see lots of breeds of dogs in one place. They are a good place to talk to people who know dogs and know dog breeds. They are a great place to shop for all sorts of doggy things. Dog shows can be a great way for a family […]

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The Raw Food Diet is the Best Fit for Liver Disease in Dogs

Whether your dog is showing symptoms of liver disease or is already suffering from it, a raw diet, tailored to address the particular needs of his disease, is the best thing you can feed. Prescription foods ‘designed’ for dogs with liver issues are rarely a good fit for a dog with liver issues.  They are […]

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Three Great Reasons to Add Raw Goat’s Milk to your Dog’s Diet

Raw goat’s milk is one of the most complete foods on earth.  Full of trace minerals, vitamins, electrolytes, trace elements, enzymes, protein and fatty acids, unpasturized goat’s milk is incredibly easy for our dogs to digest and utilize.  Even dogs who have a hard time digesting dairy products derived from cow’s milk can do extremely […]

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Daycare Tough Toys – Our High 5

Dog Approved Toys that Last! So what makes a toy Daycare tough? They need to be soft enough to be mouth friendly but hard enough to withstand pulling, tugging, chewing and ripping as well as withstanding hot and cold weather. The toys that last with minimal damage have very few sticking out parts or mouth […]

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What Does Your Dog Love?

20 Rewards to Motivate Your Dog From teaching you dog to come to you to training tricks, it is all easier if you are using rewards that your dog loves. Finding the right motivator can change a ho-hum practice session to a super training experience. Changing from one reward to another can add excitement and […]

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