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Worms

2020-09-26T18:07:12-05:00September 26, 2020|Categories: Health|

This article is intended for informational purposes only. Use discretion and consult a professional before implementing any techniques or administering medications. Eggs are easy to detect in dogs with heavy infestation. Lighter infestations may be harder to detect depending on the cycle of the worm. Some medications kill [...]

Quality or Quantity

2020-09-26T18:06:28-05:00September 26, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

“But I don’t want to spend that much money on food,” you say! Yes, I know. Me, neither. But you really do get what you pay for, and those grocery store kibbles generally aren’t the best. And although many quality foods are more expensive, you really feed less because [...]

Grade Your Dog’s Food

2020-09-26T18:06:35-05:00September 26, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

This method of grading dog food was developed by Sarah Irick. It is not to be considered exact science but a starting point for people who need help with how to read labels and choose a good food. She has provided the grading scheme, foods that have already been [...]

Choosing Gender and Age

2020-09-26T15:51:45-05:00September 26, 2020|Categories: Learn|

Myth vs. Reality: Male vs. Female Typically, we receive a higher ratio of males to females into our program; however, we typically have a higher demand for females. When completing your application, if you select a female, you should be prepared to wait approximately four to six months. Frequently, when [...]

Thunderstorm Phobia

2020-09-26T18:05:48-05:00September 24, 2020|Categories: Behavior|

Helping Your Dog Overcome Fear of Thunder and Other Noises It is not uncommon for dogs to be frightened of thunder, firecrackers or other loud sounds. These types of fears may develop even though your dog has had no traumatic experiences associated with the sound. Many fear-related problems can be [...]

Aggressive Behavior

2020-09-26T18:05:03-05:00September 24, 2020|Categories: Behavior|

The word aggression can refer to a range of behaviors from barking and growling, snarling and snapping, to biting and attacking. Threats of aggression are one way dogs have of communicating and are often displayed as a means of avoiding outright aggression. However, a threat (growling or snapping) may [...]