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June 16, 2011

Don’t Bite the Hand That Feeds You!

Don’t Bite the Hand That Feeds You Over the course of my 23 years of dog training experience, I have encountered many dog owners inquiring how to correct food aggression in their beloved companion.  Time and again I hear the same story.  In an effort […]
May 1, 2011

May Is Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Pet Cancer Awareness Month   Dog owners think of their pets as family members.  This is why it is devastating to hear about one of our four legged friends getting cancer.  Dogs and cats get cancer at approximately the same rate people do.  This disease […]
March 15, 2011

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the Dog Lover Way

The Irish celebrate St. Patrick’s Day every year on March 17. Dog lovers can also join in the fun by celebrating Irish dog breeds. Some Irish dog breeds include Irish Terrier, Irish Water Spaniel, Irish Wohlfhound, Kerry Blue Terrier, Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier and Irish […]
March 15, 2011

Keeping Your Dog Happy

Everyone wants a happy dog.  This creates a good family companion who is up to go out, run, walk or enjoy a relaxing day at home. To achieve all of this, it’s important to give them proper healthcare and appropriate behavior education. The Importance of […]
February 14, 2011

Spoil your dog this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here. Do you have anything romantic planned for you and yours? If you don’t, don’t worry, you can make the holiday special by spoiling your pooch, or bringing Fido along on your V-Day date. 1. Gourmet bone. Dog bones are most dogs’ […]
January 25, 2011

A first-aid kit for Fido

Most families have a first-aid kit for the members of their family, but not many have one for their pooch. Hopefully you won’t need it, but it’s good to have in case you do need it while traveling while traveling, out at the park or […]
January 13, 2011

How to Become a Dog Trainer

According to Blomberg Businessweek, Americans will spend over $47 billion per year on their pets. That’s more than Americans spend at the movies, on video games or recorded music. Americans are expected to spend a few more billion annually by 2015. Pet owners, especially dog […]
November 30, 2010

Introducing and using dog crates

By: Liz Reyes, CPDT-KA, B.S. It’s a Dog’s World K-9 Academy President A common misconception in the dog owning community arises from the usage of crates. Many loving pet owners fear their dogs may establish a negative relationship with their crates, causing anxieties for both […]
November 19, 2010

Preparing your pooch for a new baby

By: Liz Reyes, CPDT-KA, B.S. For new parents the cyclone of baby showers, baby proofing, and baby needs, can sometimes leave your original baby (that’s right, your pet considers himself your first child) feeling left out and confused. Though Fido may have been an angel […]