Tag Archives: canine

Vacationing with your dog: Do’s and Don’t

This time of year, many pet owners elect to take their dog with them for a family vacation.  This day and age are more friendly to your pet than ever before!  Many hotels and restaurants make room for your pets.  Here are some tips to remember. Plan for a stop every 2 hours to let […]

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Plants you want to have in your gardens and landscape

I had never thought about the plants that our landscaper had put in my flower beds until recently reading articles about plants that can naturally repel fleas, ticks and mosquitos.  Even though we have never had a problem with fleas, I didn’t realize it was because of the plants around my home. I have lavender […]

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Dogs love water

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Aggression: in puppies and adult canines.

Puppy aggression watch for: lungin dead-eye stares possessiveness lip curling aggressive barking **especially dangerous is occurring during normal petting and handling. **this must be stopped quickly Your dog becoming aggressive with strangers, whether it’s out in public or in your home, is a car sign that your dog thinks that they are in charge and […]

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Storm and Fireworks Anxiety

Taken from May/June 2019 AKC Family Dog Magazine With spring finally here and summer getting close, it’s time to  start talking about fear of storms and fireworks.  Don’t be surprised if your pet has previously showed no anxiety during storms or fireworks to develop this issue.  It can become an issue at any age.  Our […]

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Happy Memorial Day

Remember not only our human veterans, but our canine veterans. Over and over through history dogs have played vital roles in our military victories. Thank you canines for your service! Also remember, that your pets will want to over indulge at the barbecues. Please limit the food they consume, or we will see you first […]

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Ways to improve your senior dog’s life.

As dog’s age, it’s important to keep them engaged in age appropriate play time and rest.  Remember these tips to provide a great life for them as they age. Low impact playtime:  hiding treats around the house can be a great game for them. Food puzzles If you have hard wood or tile, add runners […]

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Leptospirosis

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Aggression between dogs in the same household

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Warmer weather sometimes means anxiety for pets!

It finally feels like spring has arrived.  And with that means storms, thunder, lightening, tornadoes, tornado sirens, fireworks and then anxiety for your dogs and some cats.

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