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Barking the Right Way: Tips for Responsible Dog-Friendly Living

There is an important relationship between responsible dog ownership and community harmony. Ensuring safe containment, maintaining up-to-date health and identification, selecting a dog-friendly home, adhering to local pet laws, ensuring the dog's safety when not around, practicing responsible cleanup, mastering proficient dog walking skills, and committing to behavioral training are all critical to being a good dog owner and a good neighbor. By integrating these practices into daily life, you will be responsible to your pets and contribute to creating a harmonious neighborhood environment! Continue Reading >

February 1, 2024 | We Learn, We Care

A Safe and Loving Valentine’s Day with Your Dog

Celebrate a safe and loving Valentine's Day with your dog by understanding their preferences and avoiding potential hazards. Show appreciation with homemade treats, outdoor walks, and cozy snuggle time. Be mindful of toxic substances like chocolate and flowers, and respect your dog's unique ways of expressing and receiving affection. Continue Reading >

October 3, 2023 | We Care

Snoozing Soundly: Understanding Your Dog’s Sleep Habits

Ever wondered why your canine companion can sleep through a thunderstorm but wakes up instantly at the rustle of a treat bag? Dogs love their sleep and need it to stay healthy and happy. On average, dogs need about 12 to 14 hours of sleep each day, although this can vary depending on breed, age, and individual preferences. Puppies and older dogs need even more sleep, while some working breeds need a little less. Dogs and their sleep patterns are a fascinating subject, as unique as their wagging tails and floppy ears. Continue Reading >

September 6, 2023 | We Care | Tips from Sarah Clarkson

Back-to-School Bond Building with your Dog

As summer gives way to the back-to-school season, our daily routines shift, creating a unique opportunity to strengthen the bond with our furry companions. Embrace the changes with intentionality and discover seven wonderful ways to enjoy quality time with your dog. From morning walks to training sessions, grooming to playdates, these tips will help you maintain a happy, healthy, and cherished relationship with your four-legged friend all year long. Continue Reading >

November 1, 2022 | We Learn

Adoptable Service Dog Dropouts

Almost half the dogs trained to assist people with disabilities don’t graduate or go on to work in the service dog field. The silver lining is these awesome dogs who “fail” to become service dogs almost always go up for adoption! Continue Reading >

March 16, 2022 | We Care

Pet Food 101: What to Feed Your Pup

Most experts agree that dogs need about 40 nutrients in their diets in varying amounts depending on factors like age and activity level. These nutrients include proteins, carbohydrates, fats, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. But beyond that, finding the right food for your pet can be a daunting task. Continue Reading >

August 2, 2019 | We Learn | Tips from Nick Burton

How To Prepare For An Adventure With Your Dog

Traveling on vacation can be an enriching experience, especially if you get to enjoy a location you’ve never been to before. Yet, leaving our beloved dogs behind can be difficult at the best of times, let alone for a week or more. If you’ve been thinking of taking your pooch on a trip with you, here is how you can avoid any travel mishaps. Continue Reading >

October 4, 2018 | We Learn | Tips from Lucy Tate

Dog Manners: Tips for Owners and Their Pups When in Public Spaces

For many dog owners, going out in public with their pooch is inevitable. They take their pups to restaurants and on trips, allowing them to be a part of the family every day. In many cases, these dogs become comfortable enough with their excursions to get socialized, meaning they can easily handle being around people and other dogs. Some pets, however, need a little training before they’re ready to hang out in public spaces, both for their comfort and everyone’s safety. Continue Reading >

Can Chiropractic Help My Dog?

When humans experience back pain, they will often see a chiropractor, but did you know that there are chiropractors that will treat your pet too? Yes, animal chiropractic is a real veterinary practice that is backed by the Animal Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA). Many pet owners are sold on chiropractic – and it isn’t necessarily new. Continue Reading >

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