Category: Dog Care Tips

5 Super Fun Dog Sports to Try This Summer

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Want to try something new this summer? Grab your dog and join a dog sport! There are many dog sports clubs and training facilities in Maryland, and you can even try some of these fun activities at home. Agility You’ve probably heard of agility, and may have seen dogs on television happily racing over ramps,…

What Every Family Should Know About Dog Bite Prevention

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About 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year. More than 60 percent of dog bite victims are children, many attacked in their own homes by beloved pets. Dog bites are extremely common, and most cases are preventable. That’s why the American Veterinary Medication Association made the second week of April National Dog Bite…

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What to Do Before Re-homing Your Problem Puppy

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You never thought it’d happen to you. You adopted an adorable puppy, and each day you get more and more frustrated with them. You doubt that you have the time, patience or ability to help them improve. Worst of all, the training issues are making it difficult to bond with your new family member. If…

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How to Soothe Your Itchy Dog

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It’s not abnormal for your dog to give herself a long, relaxing scratch behind the ears once in a while. But how much itching and scratching is too much? If your dog’s skin is becoming red, raw and hairless, they’re mostly likely scratching because of an underlying condition. A few possibilities include food allergies, environmental…

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The 5 Biggest Myths About Dog Training… Busted!

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With so many sources of dog training tips – books, television and online articles – you’re bound to run into these common misconceptions. Let’s bust these big myths and go over the facts for a smarter dog and stronger canine-human relationship. Myth #1: Tug-o-war makes your dog dominant and aggressive, so you should never play……

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How to Muzzle Train Your Dog

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Muzzles aren’t just for aggressive, nervous dogs with a bite history. Every dog should be muzzle trained. When scared or in pain, even the sweetest dog in the world may lash out. In an emergency, your dog will need to wear a muzzle so that you, your pet sitter, or your vet can safely assist…

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