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Journey to a Peaceful Pack - Reality In a Trainer's Home

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Adding a new puppy to a household can be a challenge, especially when you have dogs with strong personalities.  Follow along in a trainer's home as they slowly introduce their new Irish Wolfhound puppy to their 2 other dogs, one of which has strong opinions about sharing her home.

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Preparing For Puppy: Puppy Proofing

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 Puppy Proofing: The Good, the Bad and the Sometimes Gross!!

What you need to know and do to be prepared for your new bundle of love and trouble.

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Off Leash Recall - Teaching Your Dog to Come at the Dog Park When YOU Want To Go.

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COME!!  Rex, come on!! It is time to go home!! Come HERE!!  Please Rex, come... How many times have you heard something like this at the dog park or experienced it yourself when you have your dog off-leash?  We have heard this and seen the frustrated owners as they chase, beg, cajole and yell for their dogs so that they can leave.  We love to watch people and people and their pets even more so.  What we see in this situation is often that the owners only put the leash on when it is time to go.  Our pooches are...

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Healthy Hounds - Foods Bad For Your Dog, No Matter What He Tells You…

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By Shawna Stone, CVT Some of us are lucky enough to have dogs with a more refined palate, which is a nice way of saying picky eater. Why would I say that one is lucky?  Picky eaters are much less likely to gobble down all things that are clearly not meant for a trip down through the intestinal highway.  A Boxer once visited the ER clinic I was at in Parker. He had eaten 3 large cubes of steak...with the metal skewer still in them.  The skewer laid nicely along his stomach and esophagus with the pointy end pointed up...

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Heat Stroke In Dogs - How to Recognize, Treat and Prevent

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Heat Stroke - The Scary Truth What is it and how to treat it quickly and effectively. By: Shawna Stone, CVT   Hotdogs are great.  Hot DOGS, not so much.  Heat stroke is scary and can be life threatening if not recognized quickly and treated immediately.  Mild cases are possible to treat at home, but know your dog and the signs of heat stroke so that you are aware of when to take your dog to the veterinarian.  If it is anything but the basic, beginning of heat stroke that you catch immediately, veterinary intervention should be considered.  It is...

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