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New Dog Basics

Hot Weather Pet Safety

May 27, 2016

Tips to help keep pets safe during the summer

Topic: Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics, Pet Health and Safety
Animal Type: All, Cats and Kittens, Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

How to House Train Your Dog

January 1, 2016

If your dog is having potty accidents in the house it may be the dog isn’t yet housebroken - or it may not.

Topic: Pet Training, Pet Behavior, Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics, Pet Health and Safety
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: General

Crate Training Your Dog

July 13, 2015

A dog left alone will make choices. Choices like: “Where should I urinate?” and “Should I chew up the rug or play with my toys?”

Topic: Pet Training, Pet Behavior, Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

How to Walk Your Dog on a Leash without the Pulling

April 21, 2015

Enjoy your walks with your dog! Use these training exercises and equipment to teach your dog to walk by your side (heel) on a loose leash.

Topic: Pet Training, Pet Behavior, Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: General

How to Clean Muddy Dog Paws

April 16, 2015

Need to wipe off muddy paws after a romp in the back yard? Some dogs are fine having their feet wiped and others - not so much.

Topic: Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

Teach Your Dog to Sit

April 2, 2015

You’ll be surprised at how quickly your dog catches on.

Topic: Pet Training, Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

Puppy Socialization

April 1, 2015

By introducing your puppy to as many different things and sounds as possible, you are helping him to become a happy, secure, confident dog.

Topic: Pet Care: New Pet Basics
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

Puppy Mouthing or Play-Biting

April 1, 2015

Puppies have needle-sharp teeth and seem to enjoy chewing on hands, arms, toes, pant legs, shirt sleeves and anything else they can get their mouths on.

Topic: Pet Behavior, Pet Care: New Pet Basics
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

How to Introduce Your New Dog to Your Resident Dog

April 1, 2015

You have fallen in love with a dog at the shelter and want to adopt him. But what will your loyal, lovable dog at home think about this new arrangement?

Topic: Pet Care: New Pet Basics
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

Puppy Vaccination & Veterinary Schedule

April 1, 2015

In order to keep your puppy healthy, there are certain actions that should be taken at specific times as your puppy grows

Topic: Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics, Pet Health and Safety
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

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