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What is a dog behavior assessment and why is it necessary?

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What is a dog behavior assessment and why is it necessary?

A dog behavior assessment is a series of structured interactions with a prospective day care dog that are designed to determine whether the day care environment will be a safe and successful social setting for both the new dog and the established day care dogs.

Doggy Day Care is not the right fit for my dog, and that’s OK!

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Doggy Day Care is not the right fit for my dog, and that’s OK!

Pet owners are sometimes surprised that while doggy day care can be an excellent environment for some, it is not the right fit for many other healthy, social, normal dogs.

crate training a puppy

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Tips for Crate Training a Puppy

Bringing home a new puppy is a process filled with excitement! Getting down to the nitty-gritty of puppy training can be overwhelming, though, so we’re here to get you started with a few crate training tips! Teaching your new puppy to be comfortable with confinement is an important life skill.

Bringing Home a New Puppy

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Bringing Home a New Puppy

Tricks and tips for bringing home a new puppy Bringing home a new puppy is an incredibly exciting time, filled with the promise of a new best friend and loving family member.

National Pet First Aid Month

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National Pet First Aid Month

With April as National Pet First Aid month, now is a perfect time to ensure that you are fully prepared in the event of an emergency with your pet.

The Dogs of Ireland

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The Dogs of Ireland

When you think of Ireland, you’re likely to visualize the fun celebrations of St.