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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
July 10, 2020
Activities
Behavior
Daycare

Why doggy daycare can wait

Did you get a new puppy or have a high energy dog? Thinking about doggy daycare? Even when your puppy has met all of the daycare requirements, starting daycare too soon can be detrimental for young dogs, especially...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
May 13, 2020
Behavior
Daycare
Health
Puppies

Puppy Socialization: What is it and why you should care

The common thinking is that puppy socialization needs to wait until dogs are older and all vaccines have been given.  Yet countless studies have shown early socialization is essential to healthy puppy development.  In fact, the American Veterinary...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
April 12, 2020
Activities
Enrichment
Games
Training

5 benefits of dog puzzles

We do puzzles for mental stimulation, engagement, and the reward of completion. It just so happens that dogs benefit from puzzling in the same ways! Dog puzzles are interactive and challenging games that make your canine work for...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
February 26, 2020
Behavior
Daycare
Training

Some Dogs Don’t Like Daycare

If you wonder how your dog will do in the daycare scene, we're here to give you the inside scoop. Many dogs thrive in daycare and look forward to their daily romp with friends. Other dogs dogs, in...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
February 15, 2020
Activities
Behavior
Daycare
Health
Tips & Tricks
Training

How Mixing up Your Dog’s Exercise Routine Makes Them Happier

Does your dog seem unsatisfied and energetic at the end of your daily exercise routine? It could be that they need a change of pace! While it’s important to keep a daily routine for walking, eating, and sleeping,...

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