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Pet Safe Cleaning Products

Did you know that the products you are using to clean with may contain ingredients that are harmful to your pets? Keeping our home clean is part of maintaining a healthy environment for both our families and pets. Sadly, in our effort to keep everyone healthy, we could actually be exposing ourselves and our pets … Continue reading Pet Safe Cleaning Products

Things Humans Do That Stress Dogs

Enjoy this excellent article by Karen Harrison on the 9 things humans do that may stress our dogs. The article is from  published on June 3, 2016. "When we love our dogs like family, we sometimes forget that they don’t understand us quite like our human relatives. Sometimes we try to have full-on conversations … Continue reading Things Humans Do That Stress Dogs

CPR Guidelines For Dogs 

Would you know what to do if your dog stopped breathing? Here is some important information from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Read their guidelines and watch this excellent video to help you learn. Also, it's a good idea keep your regular and emergency vet number handy at all times, just in case! AVMA … Continue reading CPR Guidelines For Dogs 

Potty Training Basics

Congratulations on your new puppy! As a new puppy parent, I’m sure the first thing you’ll want to know is how to potty train your puppy. The following links will take you to articles that will guide you in the potty training basics. The BEST way to ensure success is to learn all you can about this topic … Continue reading Potty Training Basics

Links for Pet Owners

Resource links for pet owners—training, responsible dog ownership, health, nutrition, about the breed, rescue, inspirational . . . Education About the Breed AKC Learn Be a Responsible Dog Owner AKC Responsible dog owner pledg Canine Good Citizen Test Responsible Dog Ownership Resources Children and Pet Safety Books and Magazines Dogwise (Wonderful selection of dog related books!) … Continue reading Links for Pet Owners

The Best Gift You Will Ever Give Your Dog!

This article first appeared in the Royal Spaniels Magazine winter edition 2012. In 2013, it was submitted to the DWAA writing contest. The author, Leila Grandemange, was awarded the AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Public Service Award, by the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA). The Holiday gift hunt has begun and I’m already feeling a bit frazzled … Continue reading The Best Gift You Will Ever Give Your Dog!