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Housetraining 101

Spring is one of the most popular times of year for dog adoption, which isn't particularly surprising if you take a look outside The weather is gorgeous and the one companion who's sure to...

Crate Training Your Dog

While a crate might seem like a cell to you, it can be a haven for your dog when he is trained properly Crate training is an effective and versatile way to train your dog to control and...

Dog Training Basics

Whether you send your dog to school or train him at home, consistency is the key to good behavior You and your dog may seek training for a variety of reasons: obedience, conformation or...

Your Dog’s Senses

Ever wonder if your dog interacts with the world differently than you do Here are some answers Just like you, your dog uses his five senses; sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch Your...

Dogs At Work

For many dogs, June 24th will just be another day at work While many people will take their dogs to work for fun on June 24th in celebration of Take Your Dog to Work DayTM, for many dogs...

Dog Games: Teach Your Dog the Right Way to Play

Games and play are a fun way to interact with your dog, but you need to play by the rules Playing is an important part of your dog’s daily routine It is important that he spends an ample...

Back To School…Doggie School

Back to work or school after the long summer What are you going to do with your pooch He’s been pampered all summer long with walks outside, playtime at the park, and frolicking at the...

Pet Appreciation Week – June 5-11th

Pet appreciation week is a time to celebrate how much our pets mean to us Our pets do a lot more for us than provide unconditional love, they help us relieve stress and encourage us to...

Assistance Dogs

National Assistance Dog Week is August 8-14, 2010 Service dogs can be found hard at work each day providing guide, hearing, seizure response, and emotional support for people The US...

Howl’oween Good Fun

By Sandy Robins Howl’oween is undoubtedly the most popular event on the doggie calendar Pooches of all sizes seem to enjoy the camaraderie of taking part in a special doggie parade or...

Dressing Up Your Pets

Whatever kind of pet you have, and whatever your own fashion style might be, you can find just the right outfit for your animal companion When Madonna sang "Strike a pose" in her 1980s...

Celebrating the Holidays with Your Dog

The holiday season is a time for giving Of course, you’ll want to include your beloved dog in the celebrations Whether you are trying to decide on the perfect gift or how to keep your...

Fun in the Water with Your Dog

Trying to beat the heat this summer Hit the water, and bring your dog! It’s well known that most dogs love water Many breeds, such as labs and retrievers, are natural swimmers, and love...

How to Enjoy Summer Fun with Your Dog

by Sandy Robins Whether you’re packing for a day at the beach or a hiking trip, taking along the right gear will make the outing both safer and more fun for your dog If your dog joins...

Toy Maintenance

Some dog toys can be easily cleaned while others should eventually get thrown away Keeping your dog's toys all together in a single place will make it easy for you to keep track of them It...