Dog Trick: “Close the Door Behind You”

Dog Trick: “Close the Door Behind You”

Getting Started You will need a snack pack of treats and a yogurt lid for this exercise. Count out 10 treats beforehand so you can keep track of your success. Be sure to keep your training sessions short and fun to keep your dog interested in the game of training. If at any time your…

Tips to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

Tips to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

One of the worst risks to a dog’s health is being overweight. An overweight dog is neither happy nor healthy. Being overweight puts your dog at risk of developing several illnesses and diseases (like diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis), and also increases their chance of injury from excess pressure on bones and joints. The truth…

Dental Care for Your Pet by Dr. Uri Burstyn

Dental Care for Your Pet by Dr. Uri Burstyn

Periodontal disease has traditionally been one of the most common and most overlooked health conditions in our pets. What is periodontal disease? In practical terms, it is bleeding gums, sore teeth, bad breath, and in extreme cases, jaw bone infections. Many veterinarians think back to “doggy breath” and blood on chew toys of our childhood…

Potty Training Tips for Dogs by Nikki Perry

Potty Training Tips for Dogs by Nikki Perry

Potty Training can be a source of stress and frustration for a lot of new and experienced dog owners, especially if they aren’t able to find a solution to accidents and messes. The great news is that with a few steps your puppy will be marching out to pee in no time. Once the basics…