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December 29, 2014

Oil Pups

  Many dog trainers, veterinarians, and animal care providers have turned to pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils to use in place of toxic and harmful ingredients commonly found in pet products. Personally, as a dog trainer of twenty-five years and a mother of four rambunctious, accident […]
December 20, 2014

How Twin Sisters Took Pet Nutrition Into Their Own Hands

For Brittain DeFeo and Courtney Varela, sisters and founders of Homemade Doggy Dinners, pet food is a passion. The fraternal  twins grew up watching their mother create healthy meals for their family’s diabetic Bichon Frise, Max. The subsequent perk in Max’s lifestyle sparked an appreciation […]
November 26, 2014

Pet Food Conundrums

Part One of a two part series discussing the importance of pet food.  Pet nutrition can be intimidating. Information regarding the dangers of processed kibble has been crucial to improving pet health, but can often leave pet owners with more questions than answers. Dogs need […]
November 18, 2014

Why Short and Sweet Can’t Be Beat!

Simple communication with your pet is a necessity. Here’s 5 ways to keep it short and sweet. Training your pet is an ongoing process, whether you have a four-month-old Corgi or a four-year-old Collie. Practice makes perfect and as long as your training session is […]
October 20, 2014

Modern Family Star, Ariel Winter, Takes Her Pooch to Puppy Basic Obedience Training!

A five-month-old Samoyed named Casper stole the hearts of trainers and successfully completed puppy training at It’s A Dog’s World K9 Academy in our VIP program.  Puppies present an irresistible charm. They’re full of life, love, and heartfelt doggy kisses. Welcoming a puppy into your […]
October 6, 2014

Spook-tacular Tips For Pet Owners

5 Easy Ways to Make Sure Everyone in Your Home Enjoys Their Halloween Halloween brings more than candy, spooky movies, and costumes; it brings a whole new world of troublesome adventure to your pets. There’s no need to curb your enthusiasm for the fun-filled holiday, […]
September 27, 2014

Health Benefits of Canine Massage

Many people love massages and are aware of the many benefits. But, did you know that massage for dogs also has many benefits? Canine massage has recently gained in popularity as many have discovered the health benefits for the beloved pets. Canine massage really got […]
July 2, 2014

Is Your Dog Afraid of Fireworks?

  This is part 2 of the Sound Phobia series Part 1 Fireworks and thunderstorms can cause anxiety in our pets. Is the 4th of July your favorite festivities? While it may be yours, for most of our four-legged companions it is not quite so […]
June 10, 2014

Is Your Dog Afraid of Fireworks?

PART 1 It’s summer and it’s time to head outside! But while you’re enjoying picnics, recreation and colorful fireworks displays, your dog may be miserably trying to escape the onslaught of loud, painful noises that accompany our summer activities. Noise phobias can be a debilitating […]