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Dog That changed Everything

The Dog That Changed Everything

Category: Inspire
Roman joined our family in the summer of 2016 and our lives have been forever changed. Our story, like many others, includes sadness, fear, helplessness, and uncertainty, but is filled with joy, happiness, love, and hope. We are a mommy, daddy, and two beautiful boys, Sawyer and Ryker. Our boys are very different but share a love of video games, toys, music, being active, animals, and nature. They also both have Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD. more
Help Anxious Dog

Experts Say Plan Now, Offer Tips to Prepare for Your Dog's Potential Separation Anxiety

Category: Health
Planning now before you return to work or school from a COVID-19 hiatus can help deal with potential separation anxiety, according to behavior experts at Best Friends Animal Society.  more
Pet Talk: Pet Dental Health Month

Pet Talk: Pet Dental Health Month

Category: Health
While any pet owner knows the importance of a regular grooming and exercise routine for their pet, proper dental care is often overlooked. With February being National Pet Dental Health Month, there is no better time to develop a maintenance plan for your pet’s oral hygiene. “How goes the mouth, so goes the health,” said Dr. Bert Dodd, clinical professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.  “Overall health can be affected by oral disease, which can get into the blood stream and affect the animal’s internal organs and joints.” more
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When Death Comes as a Surprise

Category: Dog Life
As an animal communicator, I often work with animals that are sick and sometimes dying. It is an aspect of my work that I love. Oftentimes a dog that is getting ready to die will have so much to say to his people. He will give last minute advice on what his beloved two-legged mom and dad need to work on—mom needs to start painting again, dad needs to make more time for exercise, don’t worry so much about the kids—these are things I hear so often from dogs that are leaving us. more
Mine!

Mine! How to Deal With a Dog That Guards

Category: Dog Training
Your precious angel just growled at you for the first time. He snagged a sock from your laundry pile and dashed under the bed. You reached under to get it and he growled. You reached again, and he snapped at you! He didn’t bite, but it’s clear he thinks the sock is a prize worth holding onto. Your dog is resource guarding. Some dogs guard their food bowls. Some guard bones or toys. Some even guard crazy things, like rocks. On occasion, they will guard a person. Some dogs only get cranky with other dogs.  more

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Dog of the Week!

Meet: River