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How to Help Your Dog Adjust During a Move

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Moving affects all family members, including your pets. For dogs, a move can be stressful because they love routine.  Any changes in their routine can cause anxiety.  At home, dogs get very used to their current environment, house design, and […]

By Carol Besler-Snell on 06/17/2016


FRAP (Frenetic Random Activity Periods)

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What does it mean when your sweet, cute, gentle little pup suddenly shoots off the furniture, runs in circles, attacks any toy in sight, growls and barks like mad, and generally acts like a little kook? It means your puppy […]

By Carol Besler-Snell on 06/10/2016


The Benefits of Crate Training

the benefits of crate training

It is not a cage! Not a prison either! It’s actually a safe place for your dog. Dogs are “den animals” by nature, which means they like to be physically surrounded by something and even seek this out for rest […]

By Carol Besler-Snell on 06/09/2016


What People Get Wrong When Socializing Dogs

what people get wrong when socializing dogs

Socialization is something that is taught to domestic dogs, not innately learned. While puppies learn a tremendous amount about interacting and communicating with other dogs from their mother and litter-mates—particularly between the ages of 5 and 8 weeks of age—there […]

By Carol Besler-Snell on 06/07/2016


Are You at Risk of a Dog Bite?

are you at risk of a dog bite?

All dogs can bite—and will, if provoked beyond their limit. Even the sweetest and cuddliest pet dog that no one would have expected to bite. It’s something we should all be aware of, whether we are dog owners ourselves or […]

By Carol Besler-Snell on 06/02/2016