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DOES YOUR DOG QUALIFY TO BE A PET THERAPY DOG?

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Nancy with Angie as a puppy at 4 months Nancy, Guest Services Manager of Morris Animal Inn was on a roll. Her beautiful American Eskimo dog, Bianca, was a naturally well-behaved dog. As a volunteer at St. Hubert’s, Nancy decided Bianca was the perfect candidate to become a pet therapy dog. Pursuing this goal with…

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HOW TO APPROACH A DOG

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You know your dog. You know the familiar smell of their paws, which spot on their tummy they love to be scratched and the first thing your dog is going to do when she or he wakes up in the morning. Our love for our own dogs can make us too trusting of other dogs. We…

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THE DO’S AND DONT’S OF GUIDE DOGS

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  Photo Courtesy of Adactio As dog lovers, most of us have trouble containing our enthusiasm when a dog is in our vicinity, even for those of us who work with dogs on a daily basis. One would think we’d never seen a dog before or that we were obsessed with them, (oh yeah, that’s…

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Autumnal Events for the Dog Lover

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Autumn officially begins this Friday the 23rd. We have already felt its upcoming arrival with temperatures this week and last week dipping into the low 50s. But we truly know fall is upon us when the flannel sheets are taken out to keep us warm at night, pumpkin lattes become the beverage of choice, and…

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Tricks for Treating Thunder Phobia

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As March rolls in like a lion, with it comes the ensuing rain, grey overcast days, and the occasional claps of thunder that send Fido and Fluffy running with tails between their legs. Since we can’t avoid stormy weather, we’ve collected some tricks to help you treat the thunder phobia plaguing your furry friends so…

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