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Exercise Pet Training

The Best Dog Leashes, Collars, and Harnesses

There are so many gadgets, leads and collars out there to help walk your dog.  So why have I bought several and my puppy/dog still tries to turn our calm walk into a sprint? Before you find the perfect leash, harness or collar for your dog, you have to have control over your dog because […]

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Pain Management

Dogs, Cats, and Pain, Oh My!

Dogs and Cats are experts at hiding signs of pain Dogs and Cats are experts at hiding signs of pain due to their likelihood of predation in the wild. Most of the signs of pain for cats are similar to dogs. The following are some additions in regards to how our pets might demonstrate pain. […]

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Pet Training

How To Stop Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety in Your Dog Separation anxiety effects a huge percentage of the dog population, possibly as high as 14%. Dog separation anxiety is one of the most misunderstood issues with people. Most try to treat it by approaching it from a human point of view and failing to see the cause. The answer to how […]

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Pain Management

Dog Pain Symptoms? What to Watch for in Man’s Best Friend

Dogs experience pain too – how can we get pain relief for our dogs? As a rehabilitation veterinarian I strongly believe that our dog’s pain is very real and if we don’t decrease or eliminate our pet’s pain we will not succeed with our goals of rehabilitation and overall improvement in their quality of life. Obtaining […]

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Pet Training

Dog Obedience Training, Helping Your Veterinarian

Dog Obedience Training is Important when doing Rehabilitation Sessions As a general veterinarian for years, some of my favorite visits were with the families that had just adopted a puppy or rescued a dog. I loved it when the entire family came in and was yearning for information. I had all the answers when it […]