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Top Tips for Moving With Your Pup

Posted by Lisa Sitwell on

Moving is no doubt one of the most stressful things a person or family can do. Add in a furry friend, and additional hurdles appear. Moving can be a very stressful situation for your pet. Introducing movers into your home, removing familiar territory such as their favorite couch and other activities can really put your pet in both a stressful and aggressive mood. Here are some of the best tips to keep in mind when moving with your pup to a new location. Making Sure They're Microchipped Moving opens up a home to a variety of dangers. Heavy objects are...

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Dog-Friendly Flooring Options Every Dog Owner Should Know About

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When you have pets, it is important to make sure that your house is ready and suitable for them. Your furry friends will do well in a home that is pet-friendly. When it comes to flooring options, some are definitely more animal-friendly than others. The following are just three types of flooring that you can consider when planning flooring with your pup in mind. Bamboo If you are going for a dark floor, unheated bamboo is a great option for pet owners. Bamboo is known for its durability and longevity. It is excellent when put up against large dog breeds...

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Want to Work With Your Dog? Here Are Some Ways to Make That Happen

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If you have a natural love of dogs, it makes sense to have a desire to spend time around them. Working with dogs is a great way to satisfy your need for furry friends. Instead of spending all day missing Fido, consider one of the following ways to help keep your canine companion close by. Volunteering If you like your current job in spite of the fact that it is noticeably lacking in canine companionship, consider volunteering. You can volunteer at a local retirement home or even at certain hospitals where your dog can provide therapeutic assistance for people in...

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How to Keep Your Dog Safe at Festivals

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Festivals are so much fun, and it is true that everything is better with your dog. When bringing your dog to a festival, though, safety has to remain the number one priority. Below are some tips for keeping your furry friend safe and happy while attending any sort of festival. Crowd Chaos Where there are festivals, there are crowds. Crowds can sometimes create an unhealthy degree of anxiety for your pup. One great way to prevent that anxiety from cropping up is exposing your dog to smaller crowds prior to the festival. Socialize him with people and get him walking...

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How to Deal With a Dog That’s Afraid of Everything

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Everyone is afraid of something, even dogs. However, there are a few dogs that are literally afraid of everything. Maybe they’re just going through a stage in their life or perhaps they experienced something traumatic. Either way, it’s important that you get their fears under control as it can lead to problems in their adult life. Read on to learn how to deal with a dog that’s afraid of everything. Identify and Address the Triggers Before you’re able to help your puppy get over their fears, you must first identify what’s spooking them. If your dog shows signs that they’re...

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