Itchy Pet?

Many pet owners struggle with scratching and itching, especially in the summer. Why let your pet be miserable when the problem could be as simple as diet or a minor parasite issue? Solving that problem now could make both your life and your pet’s life a whole lot more pleasant.


The first course of action is […]

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Introducing a new dog

(Based on Patricia McConnell’s booklet, Feeling Outnumbered?)

Many pet owners have asked me for strategies to introduce a new dog to the household pack. As a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, I’ve learned a few tricks that might help.

For the best shot at a successful introduction, meet on neutral territory. Have a family member or friend meet […]

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Preventing Separation Anxiety

My experience in 20 years of dog training has been that the "rescued" dogs are most prone to developing separation anxiety. This makes sense in that these dogs are most likely to have been neglected and mistreated, so of course they are going to attach themselves to the first nice person they meet. What’s more, […]

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