The Perfect Pet Health Record Book

Pet Health Record Book

Keeping Pet Health Records is so important, not just the first few months, but at each stage of your dog’s life. 

This innovative wellness book includes Pet Health Record Charts as well as well as Resources and Training Tips to help keep your dog healthy, happy, and safe. That’s what “wellness” is all about! It’s the perfect gift to add to your new puppy checklist!

Bring it with you to each vet visit. It will help you stay organized as you care for your dog at each stage of his life! —46 pages, 5.5 x 8.5  Continue reading

Things Humans Do That Stress Dogs

Hello friends! 

Enjoy this excellent article by Karen Harrison on the 9 things humans do that may stress our dogs. The article is from iheartdogs.com  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 with them or unknowingly send them body language signals that are interpreted differently in the animal kingdom. For these reasons, we’ve compiled a list of 9 common things that humans do that stress dogs out . . . ”  

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CPR Guidelines For Dogs 

Would you know what to do if your dog stopped breathing? Here is some important information I’d like to share with you 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 CPR Guidelines 

YOUTUBE VIDEO AVMA CPR FOR DOGS

And below is an article I found on the topic which you might enjoy. 

Blessings to you and your furry friends!

Leila Grandemange  

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Do you know what to do if your pet stops breathing? By Kristina Lotz


“It’s something we never think about – until it happens. Suddenly your dog is not breathing. Do you have any idea what to do? If you are certified for CPR for humans you may think, can I do the same thing to me dog safely? Who do I call?” Read more

Emergency Recall Training for Dogs 

An Excellent Article from PetHelpful.com

By Shay-Marie
“Knowing how to get your dog to come when called is one of the most important things to figure out as a pet owner. Even if your dog isn’t capable of learning how to balance a treat on their nose or moonwalk, you absolutely want to make sure they are safe in every situation.” Click on this link to read more. . . Emergency Recall Training for Dogs

Enjoy and stay safe!

Blessings,

Leila

Training Resources

RESOURCES TO HELP YOU BETTER UNDERSTAND AND TRAIN YOUR DOG

“Properly trained, a man can be dog’s best friend.” —Corey Ford

Congratulations on your new puppy! Please take a moment to watch these excellent short training videos below by Zac George’s Dog Training Evolution. They’ll help you get off to a great start on your puppy parenting journey. We also suggest signing up for a puppy kindergarten class in your area that encourages positive training methods. Please also consider providing fun activities throughout your dog’s life (i.e. obedience, agility, or rally). To learn more about fun activities you can do with your dog please visit the AKC Dog Events page or the Dog Channel activities page. HAPPY TRAINING!

MORE USEFUL TRAINING LINKS;


DOMINANCE MYTH IN DOG TRAINING

DOG TRAINING 101

A FEW BASICS

NEW DOG? WATCH THIS FIRST!

CRATE TRAINING AND POTTY TRAINING

HOW TO TEACH YOUR DOG TO STOP CHEWING

(controlling your dogs environment 101)

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. There are five key concepts to keep in mind. 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 BEFORE your new puppy comes home. Set your puppy up for success. Have fun, be patient, and enjoy the process!

Five Key Concepts to Potty Training Your Puppy

The following information is from About.com. Click on the highlighted words and you will be redirected to the articles. Best Wishes!

  1. Teach her where you want her to go potty
  2. Teach her where you do not want her to go potty
  3. Teach her to ‘hold it’ when she does not have access to the potty area
  4. Teach her how to tell you when she needs to go potty (ring the bell)
  5. Teach her a phrase or word to go potty when you need for her to