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8 Things to Pack for Your Dog’s Boarding Stay

8 Things to Pack for Your Dog’s Boarding Stay

Leaving your dog behind while you travel can difficult but it’s just not always practical to bring them along. In many cases, hotels have policies against having pets in their rooms. Even if you are staying with family or friends it’s often not appropriate to bring your dog for the stay. This is where boarding your dog becomes a necessity. Not all facilities are created equal. Check out our...

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9 Natural Remedies for Your Dog’s Anxiety

9 Natural Remedies for Your Dog’s Anxiety

Anxiety is a condition that is common in both humans and our furry friends. It can be related to a specific event, like riding in a vehicle, or it can be a more general condition that triggers from many different situations. Anxiety comes about due to different fears or phobias. We see anxiety manifest in varying forms. Sometimes it’s depression, sometimes it’s aggression and destructive...

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What to Look For in a Dog Daycare/Boarding Facility

What to Look For in a Dog Daycare/Boarding Facility

So, I have had the privilege of having many dogs in my lifetime. I have been blessed for sure because I now know the great joy and pleasure these creatures bring to lives. I also have had to take my pups to boarding facilities.  Here is what I did not know and what you should know! I impress upon all our staff and owners that we are all about safety and a positive experience!Questions to Ask...

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Why Do Some Dogs Not Like Men or Women?

Why Do Some Dogs Not Like Men or Women?

Why do some dogs not like men and other dogs not like women? As a dog enthusiast, this isn’t something to take personally, but it’s understandable if the dog has suffered abuse at the hands of a man or woman, or if the dog has a behavioral alpha-male problem that causes him to dislike men or women. Either way, managing a dog’s dislike of men/women does take some behavioral finagling and...

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