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A Dog’s Nails

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A Dog’s Nails… We know what it’s like to get a mani-pedi. We look forward to your appointments. It’s a time to relax, pick a new color, have a great time and admire your nails afterward. What about a dog’s nails? It’s not always the same for a dog’s nail trim appointments. Some dogs do…

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Talking To Your Pet

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Talking to your pet helps us to bond with them. If you’re a fan of cozy mysteries, you might be familiar with the popular The Cat Who… books by late author Lilian Jackson Braun. Her main character, Jim Qwilleran, has two Siamese cats and, whenever he leaves them, he explains to them where he’s going…

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Dogs and trash

One Person’s Trash is Another Dog’s Treasure

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At some point, if you’re a dog owner, you’ve probably been frustrated when your dog gets into the trash can. Not only is the ensuing mess irritating, but there’s worry whether or not your dog ate something he or she shouldn’t eat. It could be the remains of the chocolate cupcake that’s in there. Most…

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Why Rewards Work Better Than Punishment

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Why rewards work better than punishment? Think about your day at work. Maybe it wasn’t the best day; you messed up on a project, and your bossed yelled at you. Or maybe it was a great day; you did well, even excelled, and your boss was enthusiastic and commended you for what you accomplished. Which…

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Listening to Your Dog

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Listening is a lost art. We have so much that vies for our attention, including television, social media, jobs, kids, and friends, that it’s hard to know who to listen to and how to listen. By evening, when it comes to listening to your dog, we may be too tired to do it well. We…

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