Dog Resources

Starting Off on the Right Paw: Welcoming Your Newly Adopted Dog the Right Way

By Paul Johnson / October 14, 2021
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By Jessica Beganski Through her work as Our Companions Canine Operations Director, Marie Joyner has witnessed first-hand the transition hundreds of dogs have made…

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My dog tried to bite someone recently. What should I do if she does bite?

By Paul Johnson / October 13, 2021
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by Kelly Alver There are a variety of reasons why a dog may bite. The dog could be in pain, feels threatened, wants to…

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Who is Taking Care of Me? Ensuring the well-being of your pet when you are away

By Paul Johnson / October 13, 2021
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by Jennifer Barrows It’s every pet owner’s nightmare. How many of us leave our animal companions in the care of a pet sitter and…

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Why does my dog bark so much?

By Paul Johnson / October 7, 2021
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by Kelly Alver We receive many questions about barking from dog owners and others concerned about barking dogs. Recently I sat down with Marie…

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The Votes Are In On Retractable Leashes

By Paul Johnson / October 7, 2021
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by Lyn T. Garson, CVT, CCRP Take a poll. Ask veterinary professionals, behavioral trainers, groomers and doggie day care providers about their most hated…

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Getting through your dog’s teenage years

By Paul Johnson / October 1, 2021
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Kids aren’t the only ones who go through adolescence. Dogs go through it, too. Sadly, adolescence is the period when most dogs are surrendered…

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Keep Your Pets, Get Rid of Your Allergies

By Paul Johnson / September 30, 2021
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by Lyn T. Garson, CVT, CCRP My allergy test results produced a lengthy list of common offenders, from dust to various trees, but I…

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Bringing a Dog into Your Cat-Ruled Home

By Paul Johnson / September 23, 2021
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By Jessica Beganski If your home is currently ruled by a cat or cats and you want to add a dog to your family,…

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Animal Hospice – End of Life Living

By Paul Johnson / September 21, 2021
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When I remember Phineas, our 14-year-old orange tiger striped cat, I recall memories of him as a kitten snuggled in my jacket during weekly…

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