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The Right Way To Combat Fleas, Ticks, And Mosquitoes

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Sep 19, 2016 @ 09:09 AM

For dogs, parasites are just a fact of life. Even owners of indoor dogs aren’t safe from these persistent invaders. While it may seem like there’s no getting around these pests, you can definitely take steps to keep your dog safe.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, dog health

How To Hike Safely With Your Dog: 8 Tips

Posted by Courtney Emken on Fri, Sep 16, 2016 @ 09:09 AM

Hiking with your dog is a great way to exercise, explore, and enjoy nature. Whether you were inspired by some awesome pictures of dogs camping, or just want to try something new that your dog will enjoy, here are some tips for how to hike safely with your dog.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, Dog Safety, Dog Fun

Risks & Rewards: Should I Get My Dog MicroChipped?

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Sep 12, 2016 @ 09:09 AM

Microchipping your dog can be the determining factor in whether your dog comes home safely after being lost. However, we know there’s a lot of hesitation that comes with putting your dog through any kind of invasive procedure.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, Dog Safety, dog health

What Is Submissive Urination And How Do I Stop It?

Posted by Courtney Emken on Tue, Sep 6, 2016 @ 09:09 AM

Submissive urination is a fairly common problem, especially with smaller dogs and puppies. However, sometimes it can be difficult to determine if the urination is caused by other issues, such as:

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Topics: Dog Wellness, dog health, dog behavior

Safety Guide: 5 Steps to “Puppy Proof” Your Home

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Aug 29, 2016 @ 09:08 AM

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of  getting a new puppy. However, it is incredibly important that you take precautions and prepare for their arrival beforehand.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, Pup Academy, puppy training, dog toys

The Quick and Easy Guide To Agility Training For Dogs - Let’s Play!

Posted by Courtney Emken on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 @ 09:08 AM

Agility was created in 1977 by John Varley as a spectator sport intended to fill downtime at dog competitions. Now, Agility has its own world championship and is the fastest growing dog sport in the United States.

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Topics: Dog Fun, Dog Training, dog play

The 5 Easiest Tricks To Teach Your Dog

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Aug 15, 2016 @ 09:08 AM

Teaching your dog new tricks is fun, exciting, and incredibly rewarding. Training your dog is also the first step towards building a strong human-dog bond

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Topics: Dog Fun, Dog Training, Dog Trainers

Dog Training Classes: 4 Factors To Consider

Posted by Courtney Emken on Fri, Aug 12, 2016 @ 09:08 AM

At DogBoy’s we offer a wide variety of training types, including, but not limited to:

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Topics: Dog Safety, Dog Fun, Dog Training

3 Easy Ways To Soothe Your Dog's Upset Stomach

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Aug 8, 2016 @ 09:08 AM

The first step towards soothing your dog’s upset stomach is to pay close attention to their symptoms. Every situation is different, and requires different methods to remedy the problem. So make sure you are keenly aware of what symptoms your dog is displaying in addition to their upset stomach.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, Dog Food, dog health, dog care

How To Fall In Love With Your Dog AGAIN

Posted by Courtney Emken on Fri, Aug 5, 2016 @ 09:08 AM

Bonding with your dog happens through training almost automatically. So, I thought writing this would be a cinch. However, after thinking through how our clients approach training, I realized a lot of dog owners and dog lovers get caught up in the how of training and not the why. It’s understandable, because we think about getting visible results when we invest in training. One result we don’t immediately consider is how we can improve our human-dog bond exponentially by going through dog training together.

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Topics: Dog Training, dog owners, dog bonding

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