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Earth Day – April 22

April 18, 2019 :: Posted by Tommy Terrier

Did you know:  The word Terrier was derived from the Latin word Terra, meaning “earth”.  Dogs in the terrier group were bred to “go to ground” to hunt vermin.  Can you identify these four types of terrier?       1. Bedlington Terrier 2. Cairn Terrier 3. American Hairless Terrier 4. Smooth Fox Terrier

Socialization Do’s and Don’ts

April 8, 2019 :: Posted by Tommy Terrier

In our last blog post we shared a couple of our favorite enrichment ideas you and your puppy can enjoy daily. Now we are going to shift our focus to one of the most important aspects of puppy development—socialization. Socialization, as defined by the AVMA, is “preparing a dog or cat to enjoy interactions and read more

How Old Is My Pet in Dog Years or Cat Years?

August 30, 2018 :: Posted by stevenantonson

By Jesse Grady, Mississippi State University| July 24, 2018 “Just how old do you think my dog is in dog years?” is a question I hear on a regular basis. People love to anthropomorphize pets, attributing human characteristics to them. And most of us want to extend our animal friends’ healthy lives for as long read more

What Vegetables Can Dogs Eat?

August 30, 2018 :: Posted by stevenantonson

Vegetables can be a great addition to your dog’s diet if you stick to those that are safe and hand out an appropriate amount. So which vegetables are good for dogs? Let’s explore the best vegetables for dogs by veggie type. By Wendy Newell, Whole Dog Journal As omnivores, dogs can digest plants as well read more

Video: Hero Dog Rescues Friend From Pool

May 16, 2018 :: Posted by meagan

An Arizona family filmed a remarkable video that showed a dog save his buddy who fell into a pool and struggled to get out. Smokey and Remus, the dog buddies, were reportedly getting “rambunctious” earlier this month at their home in Mesa, Ariz. And at some point, Smokey fell into the family pool. The dog read more