December 2009. Page 10

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  • Is Obedience Training School Right for My Dog?

    Is Obedience Training School Right for My Dog?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Most dogs can benefit tremendously from a well-taught obedience training class. "Most dogs" and "well taught" are the operative phrases. Is dog obedience training school for your dog? How do you evaluate basic dog obedience instructors? Even...

  • Dog Collars: Which is Best for Your Dog?

    Dog Collars: Which is Best for Your Dog?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Choosing the right dog collar is one of the most important decisions you will make for your dog. This dog collar buying guide should help you make the right choice. No collar or harness can function as a panacea for behavior problems (there are no...

  • Separation Anxiety in Dogs

    Separation Anxiety in Dogs

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Separation Anxiety in Dogs VS. Looking For Something To Do Separation anxiety (S.A.) symptoms often resemble boredom behaviors, including chewing, dissecting, digging (if dogs are left outside), "accidents" in the house, and excessive...

  • Tips for Traveling with Your Dog

    Tips for Traveling with Your Dog

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Dogs love to travel. They are natural nomads, used to moving around in a pack and love meeting new friends. Learning how to travel with your dog requires some knowledge and adjustments, but after a trip with your pet, you will most likely agree...

  • Traveling Across International Borders with Your Dog

    Traveling Across International Borders with Your Dog

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Every national border crossing is governed by its own set of requirements when you take your dog on holiday. Most countries make such transitions very easy. DO plan for international travel with your dog, but DO gather all the information you need to...

  • What to Ask Your Future Dog Walker

    What to Ask Your Future Dog Walker

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    Dec 2, 2009 — You may work one or more jobs, putting in very long days at the office. You come home tired, wanting to relax and are greeted by a dog bouncing off the walls, the energy she's been reserving all day in your absence waiting to be released through...

  • Cleaning Dog Ears

    Cleaning Dog Ears

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    Dec 2, 2009 — In a 2008 pet health study conducted by the VPI pet insurance company, ear infections were the number one reason dog owners sought veterinary care. Thorough and regular ear cleaning and maintenance can help your dog avoid ear problems and...

  • Six Summertime Hazards for Dogs

    Six Summertime Hazards for Dogs

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Seasonal pet health hazards should be considered during the extreme temperatures of both winter and summer. Keeping pets safe during the summer is easiest if you know what the risks are and how to manage them for your dog's safety. The dog days of...

  • Trimming Dog Nails

    Trimming Dog Nails

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Trimming a dog's nails can be dangerous for both dog and human if the dog is afraid. Dogs who fear nail trims can thrash around wildly, increasing the risk of cutting the quick if they are not effectively restrained. Cutting into the quick (the...

  • How to Stop Dog Barking

    How to Stop Dog Barking

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Humans are tremendously vocal creatures. Despite our own talkative tendencies, we tend not to appreciate "excessive" vocalizations from our dogs. Rest assured, your dog does not feel her barking is excessive. When she barks, she is trying to...

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