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TRICK OR TREATING
Halloween festivals can cause some dogs an immense amount of stress. Make sure your dog has a quiet and safe place to retreat during parties and trick or treating.
Halloween Candy
No matter how much they beg, do not share your Halloween candy; keep it in a high place. Even small doses of chocolate can be toxic to your dog, and foul and plastic wrappers can lead to illness.
NAIL CARE FOR DOGS
Are your dog's nails click, click, clicking on your tile floor, then it's time to stop in to the professionals and have your dogs nails trimmed. Dogs are made to walk on the pads of their feet, once we can hear a dogs nails clicking on the floor, there is now pressure being placed on the j…
EAR CARE FOR DOGS
Dogs' ears come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes, but no matter the shape all dogs can get ear infections. Proper ear care is essential to a healthy pup. Never clean the ear if it is swollen, has an odor or any discharge. Seek professional help for these symptoms...
MAKE SURE YOU DOG IS SAFE WHILE RIDING IN THE CAR
Although we enjoy watching our dogs stick their head out the open window, it is important for your pet to keep head and paws inside the vehicle. Strong wind can seriously irritate mucous membranes and blow pieces of grit into their eyes, possibly requiring veterinarian care...
How Your Dog Can Avoid Destructive Avoid
Boredom is the number one cause of destructive behavior. All dogs need mental and physical stimulation to keep their minds busy and keep them out of trouble! Exercise your dog daily or utilize doggie daycare to burn off excess energy and try feeding your dog his meals out of food stuffed toys...
The Perfect Rawhide For Your Pet
A well made rawhide should have some flexibility when twisted and should be made in North America to reduce the amounts of added chemicals, such as formaldehyde. Some rawhides have been washed in formaldehyde or bleached with titanium oxide (to make them white), so use caution when selecting a chew.…
Friendly Pets
Teach your dog to come to you for treats every time you pass another person walking, especially if they have a dog too. Your dog will learn not to interfere with passersby, and at the same time, he will develop a positive association with new people and their pets...
Doggy Lost And Found
 
Always be sure your dog is wearing a well fitting collar and ID tags with your phone number or have him micro chipped. These are the most effective ways to ensure your pet is returned to you in the event he is lost.
Take A Hike With Your Fur Friend
Summer is in full swing and it's the perfect time to take a hike with your best fur friend! Remember, you both need to stay hydrated so be sure to bring plenty of water and a portable dog dish. Avoid illness by not allowing your dog to drink from streams, ponds or puddles
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