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Chew on This!
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Chew on This!

Birds fly, fish swim, and let’s face it, dogs chew. They do other things too, like dig, bark, shed, etc., but we’ll concentrate on chewing for this article. Dogs chew for many reasons. When they are puppies, they chew to explore the world around them (much like an infant that puts everything in his mouth). … Continue reading

How Hot is Your Car?
Wellness

How Hot is Your Car?

Summer months mean lots of things, camping, swimming, pools, picnics, endless outdoor activities. But, it also means that a car has become a very dangerous place to leave a dog (also applies to children!).  The Animal Protection Institute & RedRover.org conducted a study in a number of situations during hot temperatures. They took temperatures on … Continue reading

Thunderstorm Phobia
Wellness

Thunderstorm Phobia

Thunderstorm and other noise phobias are a common behavior problem I’m called on to address, and are very treatable. They’re also one of the problems that I find owners to be much less concerned about then they should be, despite the very real risk they pose to dogs. Here’s the take-home message: if your dog has a noise … Continue reading