Pre-School for Dogs

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Broad Ripple Animal Clinic & Wellness Center has staff members that are trained animal behaviorists to offer comprehensive behavior services. They’ve decided to do this for the same reasons that CattleDog Publishing and DrSophiaYin.com were born: seeing so many animals put to sleep because of behavioral problems rather than disease or injury. They created a school for dogs called Bark Tutor, where they work with owners and their pets to help them be successful. Last year, Dr. Yin had the pleasure of conversing with Amber Taylor, RVT and practice manager, about their puppy program.

Scruffy’s Cadbury Egg Disaster: A Case for Training Dogs to Sit Politely Instead of Counter-Surfing

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Written by Dr. Yin in 2009, this article covers the dangers of those holiday snacks we often leave out for friends and family. And, unintentionally, for a rambunctious pet with a finely tuned nose. Although the tasty candy here was chocolate eggs, Halloween and Christmas also feature dangerous, delicious chocolate.
For most pet parents, having a dog that’s well trained would be nice but doesn’t seem like a necessity. This is especially true if the dog spends most of his time in familiar places—such as the home, or the yard, or just on short walks in the neighborhood. He may be so used to the scene that he never gets excited enough or distracted enough to be bothersome. It turns out that you can’t count on life being so mundane. One family found this out the expensive way when their Holiday house plan went awry.

Why Pooches Eat Poop

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You love them, they love you. You’re best friends…but…Why, oh, why do they eat poop?

How to Safely Transfer a Small Dog from Person-to-Person

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Knowing how to safely transfer a dog from one person to the next is really handy if you work in a veterinary clinic, shelter, or kennel. Here is one method you can use, but be sure to first practice on friendly dogs until you have the technique down.

How to Safely Transfer a Small Dog from Person-to-Person

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Knowing how to safely transfer a dog from one person to the next is really handy if you work in a veterinary clinic, shelter, or kennel. Here is one method you can use, but be sure to first practice on friendly dogs until you have the technique down.

Why Should You Vaccinate Against Parvovirus?

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Parvovirus is a potentially fatal illness that can cause dogs to drop like flies. Since many people are now questioning the use of vaccinations, why is it important to vaccinate against parvovirus?