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Archive for August, 2016

Why You Should NOT Free Feed Your Pets

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

FreeFeed

 

There are various ways in which we feed our pets at home.  Two meals per day at scheduled times is popular for dogs, while most cats free-feed.  Free-feed is when a bowl of food is left out at all times for the pet to pick at and eat whenever they like.  Some pet parents also allow their dogs to free-feed.  While free-feeding may seem like the most convenient option, it can cause issues for you, your home, and your pet. (more…)

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My puppy play bites – what’s the big deal?

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

PlayBiting

 

Nipping or play biting might be fun while you’re puppy is young, small and hardly a threat. But this behavior can stick with your dog as he grows and become a serious issue.  It’s easy to fall in to the habit of allowing a puppy to bite or nip during playtime – they’re so small and just messing around.  What will it hurt?  (more…)

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Helpful Hints for Hyper Dogs & Their Tired Owners

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

HyperDog

 

Behaviors such as constant licking, non-stop pacing or digging, jumping and running around are all signs of an overactive dog. Many pet parents complain of their dogs having too much energy and not knowing what to do. You might be ready to give up but hold on – we’ve got some useful tips to create a better, healthier relationship between you and your dog. (more…)

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