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I’m Worried About Leaving My Senior Dog Alone During My Holiday Trip!

Category: Dog Life
Are you afraid of leaving your dog during your holiday vacation? This is a valid, and surprisingly common concern for dog parents during these Winter months. With an extended absence away from your senior or geriatric dog, you may be feeling guilty or stressed about asking someone, even a close friend, to watch him/her. In some cases, you may even be considering saying a final goodbye before you leave town simply because the stress is too much on your dog, and the burden too great on a caregiver.  more
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These Foster Dogs Are Looking For Temporary Homes

Category: Dog Life
Fostering is a short-term commitment and, most often, all expenses are covered. By temporarily opening your heart and home, you help give a dog a second chance and create space in shelters and rescues so that they can save more lives. Plus, it makes your heart feel good. At Modern Dog we’ve fostered numerous dogs and can attest to what a wonderful experience it is. Check out these cuties and consider fostering—we’re willing to bet you won’t regret it. more
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Beyond Borders

Category: Inspire
Borders frequently feel like archaic distinctions, but never more so than when the welfare of animals is at stake. Animals don't care about nationalities or geography—they just want homes. NOBARS, or No Borders Animal Rescue Society, feels the same way. Their mission is to rescue stray, abandoned, abused, or surrendered animals—regardless of where they come from. NOBARS' specialty is to help save dogs facing life-threatening circumstances and uncertain futures in Mexico and then bring them to Canada. more
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Summer-Ready Toys & Gear

Category: Dog Life
Fearless fetching fun! Unlike a plastic Frisbee that can hurt your dog’s mouth when she catches it, the Floppy Disc ($14) is made of soft materials for a safer playtime. Flexible, durable, waterproof, and it floats—this soft flying disc is perfect for endless outdoor fun!     more
A Dog Trainer's Must-Do's!

10 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Dog’s Life!

Category: Dog Training
We asked Mikkel Becker, a certified trainer and behaviour consultant and head trainer for Fear Free Pets (fearfreepets.com and fearfreehappyhomes.com) for her top 10 things you can do in your home to improve your dog’s life and general happiness. more

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