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Reasons Why Adoption is a better Option this Holiday

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

As the holidays quickly approach, the air has shifted and feels lighter and filled with joy. With that joy comes the opportunity to participate in the adoption of an animal. During the Christmas season, many children are asking for a dog as their Christmas gift, and as their parent, if you believe they are responsible […]

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Therapy Dogs

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Sometimes in life, we find ourselves in need of a good cuddle session due to anxious and stressful feelings. Therapy dogs can be sweet helpers in these times. Trained to give affection and comfort to those who need it, a Therapy dog can be found in hospitals, schools, disaster areas, nursing homes, and hospice facilities. Dogs […]

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Dog Training

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Rooting from a dog’s natural desire to accommodate and please their owner, training provides the knowledge a dog needs to understand their owner’s desires. It’s about finding and learning a common language. Once this communication is created, the possibilities are endless with your pet. They begin to understand the difference in your voice, and what […]

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Anticipation: Reading your way to a well-behaved dog.

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

The key to preventing unwanted behavior is learning to read your dog at the absolute earliest signs of mental escalation. Once the brain is spinning too fast it becomes more difficult to slow it down. One second your dog is calm and focused on you… Next you see the intensity in the eyes and alertness […]

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The Science of Humping: It’s not always dominance.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

It’s not unusual for a dog develop a habit of humping or mounting. And not only humping other dogs, but things like toys, pillows, blankets, and people. Every dog owner knows the embarrassment of having the dog doing the humping. It can be awkward, especially if your dog likes to hump people. What are the reasons? Rather […]

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Enrichment: The Real Recipe For a Tired Dog

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

“A tired dog is a good dog”.  We’ve all heard the saying.  A better phrase would be “a tired dog is a well-behaved dog.”  For the most part this is true. What many people are now learning is that enticing them with challenges and activities that work their brain rather than cutting them loose at […]

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Pyotraumatic Dermatitis (Hot Spot) In Dogs

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

When it comes to skin conditions in dogs, one of the most commonly known condition is hotspot. This skin condition can be itchy, painful, and develop in a matter of minutes. It’s medical name is Pyotraumatic Dermatitis, and today we want to give our clients insight on the possible causes and symptoms. Possible Symptoms Persistent […]

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Kidney Disease in Dogs

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Kidneys are important in order to flush bacteria and other various substances out of the body. The excretory system is just as important in dogs as it is in humans, in fact, kidney problems such as kidney disease and kidney failure are unhealthily common in dogs. Signs of Possible Kidney Problems Loss or decreased appetite […]

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Dog Exercise and Activities

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Is your dog a little on the heavy side? Your dog’s weight should always be something of concern, and making sure they are maintaining an active lifestyle can benefit them in the long run. The tricky thing is exercising your dog along with juggling your busy schedule.  That is why we have compiled the following […]

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Bark to School Pawty!

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Dogs are children, too! That is why Dog Tired holds their annual Bark To School photo shoot for all the Dogs at Dog Tired: Pet Services!  From nerdy glasses to dapper bowties, your pup is sure to be the best of the bunch!  Have them rock their look by choosing their accessories to match their incredible personality!  […]

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