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When Leaving Home For The Holidays, Pack Your Pet A Suitcase, Too!

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Don't get caught without your pet's essentials when traveling away for the holidays. Go ahead and pack your pet's suitcase to ensure you have everything that you will need to make your pet comfortable in unfamiliar surroundings. Some items to pack in your pet's suitcase or overnight-bag include: Your documentation. If your pet is a therapy animal, make sure to bring your documentation, doctor's note, and the pet's vest or harness to show that they are, indeed, a service or emotional support pet.

7 December 2016

Desensitizing Your Puppy To Sights And Sounds Early To Reduce Anxiety Later

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Much like parents know to expose their children to all kinds of people, places, and events while they're young, dog owners must also ensure that their new puppy is familiar with the world around it. Poorly socialized and desensitized puppies often grow into anxious and fearful adult dogs, leading to potential issues with aggression or destructive behaviors. Thankfully, with some work at home and the help of a professional dog training service, you can provide your puppy with the strongest foundation possible and avoid the headache of a dog with anxiety problems later on.

21 September 2016

Traveling With Your Dog? 3 Benefits Of Relying On Doggy Daycare Services

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If you're planning a vacation where you want to bring your dog along, it's important that you make some plans with their needs in mind. While you may be comfortable having your dog stay with you in a pet-friendly hotel at night, they can be troublesome if you want to do any sight-seeing or you just want to relax for the day in the hotel. Since you can't simply lock up your dog in the hotel bathroom and enjoy the day, it's a good idea to look into a safe and comfortable alternative.

6 July 2016

How To Prep Fido For Boarding Success While You're Away

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Boarding your dog at a local kennel is a great way to ensure their comfort and safety while you're away on vacation or for any other reason. You can count on Fido being fed, walked, bathed, and housed in a caring environment that is designed specifically to meet your dog's needs. But if your dog has never been away from home alone before, they may show signs of stress and agitation if they aren't prepared for the experience first.

18 March 2016

Pet Day Care: 3 Reasons To Consider A Good Boarding Center

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Making sure your dog is happy and healthy should be a priority. But making sure your pet receives the care he or she deserves when you aren't around depends on the pet day care you choose. The following guide will show you just how important it is to leave your pet with a reliable boarding center by sharing 3 advantages. 1. Boarding Center May Keep Your Pet Emotionally Well The first that you should know and probably already suspect is that several studies have concluded that dogs have a wide range of emotions like anger, jealousy, or depression.

2 November 2015

4 Reasons To Invest In Pet Grooming

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If you love your pet and are looking for ways to make his or her life as well as your own life better, you may be considering investing in pet grooming services. This is a service that offers many benefits, and many pet owners choose to have their pets groomed on a regular basis. Take a look at the following information to better understand the reasons as to why you should consider investing in pet grooming services.

2 September 2015

4 Things Guinea Pig Owners Need To Know About Streptocococcosis

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Streptococcus pneumoniae is a bacteria that is responsible for many illnesses, both in humans and in guinea pigs. Guinea pigs that are infected with this bacteria can develop a serious illness called streptococcosis. Here are four things you need to know about this serious health problem. How do guinea pigs acquire this illness? Guinea pigs can get streptococcosis by being exposed to other pigs that are infected with streptococcus pneumoniae. The illness can spread from pig to pig at pet stores, breeders, and shelters, so if you just bought your pig, they could've already been sick when you bought them.

2 September 2015

Socialization Through Dog Day Care

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Dog day care at a dog boarding school like Daily Wag is a great way to keep your dog safe, but it is also an opportunity to get your dog in an environment for socialization. Whether your dog is a puppy, a rescue dog, or getting up there with age, boarding facilities can offer up positive reinforcement for all dogs. Here are four ways that dog day care can help your dog with various types of social interaction.

28 August 2015

Four Dog Grooming Basics to Know Of

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If you are thinking about bringing a new dog home, or you already have a family dog, but haven't been that great about keeping them groomed, then you will want to know what you can do to keep them clean and healthy. Dog grooming is essential for your dog's health and will also ensure that the smell of dog isn't as bad. Here are four dog grooming basics to start enforcing:

27 August 2015