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Preparing for Mat Training: Setting the Mood

0 | Posted: January 19, 2021

By Pat Koven, LVT, KPA-CTP Uses Teaching your pet to go to a mat (stationing) can be used to: give him space (a portable safe haven) from visitors and create his own “go to” spot. keep him out of the kitchen during mealtimes or from counter surfing. take the mat to the veterinarian and station … Continued

Aggression Between Familiar Dogs

0 | Posted: January 5, 2021

By Christine Calder, DVM, DACVB Aggression between familiar dogs in the same household is a common occurrence and is one of the most common reasons that dogs are surrendered, rehomed, or euthanized. This aggression can be secondary to high arousal or excitement levels. When a fight occurs, damage to the relationship between the dogs can … Continued

Applying A Muzzle 101

0 | Posted: December 17, 2020

Written and Photos by  Colleen S. Koch, DVM, DACVB Disclaimer: if a dog needs to be muzzled, it should be sedated. Just because we can do something does not mean we should; it is important to consider the long-term impact of the interaction on the pet. The owner should be encouraged to desensitize their dog … Continued

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A Jack Russell Christmas

A Jack Russell Christmas

| Posted: December 20, 2017

A “Throwback” Christmas. From 2013 A Jack Russell Christmas: It’s Christmas time and naughty Jonesy can’t wait to open...
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