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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
October 20, 2021
Behavior
Lifestyle

10 dog park do’s and don’ts

Every environment has its own social code, even those not reserved for humans. Dog parks, whether we're aware of it or not, have their own set of rules. And although we might not have four paws, we still have to...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
September 20, 2021
Activities
Behavior
Events
Fitdog Five
Seasonal

Why your dog loves the fall season

There's no better feeling than that first autumnal breeze signaling a change of seasons. If you live in Los Angeles, it's the first sign of the fall rain that signals the end of the dry summers. If you...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
September 15, 2021
Behavior
Lifestyle
Trends

Pros and Cons of Bringing your Dog to the Office

Not so long ago, "bringing your dog to work" was pretty much limited to farmers, police officers, and ski patrollers. Today, the demand for dog-friendly offices has gotten companies a lot off companies to allow for dogs at...

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Sylvia Wes
Sylvia Wes
January 25, 2021
Behavior
Daycare
Health
Puppies

Puppy Socialization: Why your dog needs it

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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Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
January 21, 2021
Behavior
Training

Choosing the right training program for your dog

Does your four-legged friend constantly bark, cry or have separation anxiety when you leave the house or room? Does your favorite canine go crazy around new guests and can’t calm down easily? Did a bad experience with a training...

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