Category Archives: Dog Behavior & Training

Why Does My Dog Try To Run Out the Door?

When I sat down to write this article, I couldn’t help but think of my friend Faith and her dog Zach – a Chocolate Lab/Terrier mix she had rescued from the local Humane Society. Zach had been abandoned and suspected to … Continue reading

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How Much Do We Affect Our Dog’s Personality?

Have you ever looked at a photo of you and your dog together, then get a freaky thought that you kind of look alike? You’re not alone! It’s not all that that bad – provided your dog is not a hairless Chinese Crested. … Continue reading

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Why Does My Dog Do That?

Sometimes watching your dog is like remembering what your sibling was like when your parents weren’t around. They did the weirdest things for no apparent reason. Watching them, you found yourself acting like the family dog – doing that mysterious … Continue reading

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Curbing Chewing Habits: Why Dogs Chew Up The House

The endless tales we could all tell about the shoes half eaten, the couch that seemingly exploded in the dog’s mouth and the socks the dryer never had a chance to eat. Is there anything in the house the dog … Continue reading

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Does my dog have seasonal allergies?

It’s that time of the year again when allergy medication frequently accompanies the morning coffee for many people. But have you ever considered your dog can suffer from seasonal allergies as well? They most certainly can! Interestingly enough though, canine … Continue reading

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How to Stop Your Dog From Being Scared of the Vacuum

Cleaning day is here and you have diligently pumped yourself up for the task. Sweet Bella is lounged with her squeaky toy – seemingly unaffected by your chores. But as you reach for the vacuum, Bella’s eyes zoom in and the … Continue reading

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Which Animals Get Along With Dogs?

Some of us animal lovers just can’t settle for having only a dog as a pet. After all, our one dog might find themselves lonely or bored, right? Or at least that’s what we tell ourselves or our spouses. But … Continue reading

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Do Dogs Get Bored in Their Crate or Kennel?

Dog ownership can be challenging not just for us, but also for our dogs. Crating or kenneling your pooch sends every dog owner’s mind reeling into worry overdrive with thoughts like, “Do dogs get bored in their crate or kennel?” The … Continue reading

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Unsocialized Dogs & Daycare: Do’s and Don’ts

Do you have a timid dog or one who doesn’t seem to like other dogs, but you want to use a daycare service? This a common question we hear that deserves a responsible and fair answer; however, it is not … Continue reading

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Is Agility Training Good For Dogs?

Three years ago, Faith wanted to give that special dog a place to call home. As a big supporter of rescuing shelter pets, she chose to adopt Zach – a Lab/Terrier mix – from the nearby Humane Society. Zach had … Continue reading

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