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Crate Expectations

Crate Expectations

Crate Expectations Crate training your pet is widely recommended by dog trainers and veterinarians. Yet many people resist using a crate because they feel confinement is cruel or unfair.  However many people happily put their child in a playpen to keep them safe, so...

Heat Exhaustion – Recognize the Signs

Every summer, we talk about pets and how to recognize the signs of heat exhaustion; after all, they are wearing fur coats! Heat exhaustion is what happens before heatstroke, and it’s best to learn to recognize it before it advances further, because heat stroke...
Separation Anxiety after Quarantine

Separation Anxiety after Quarantine

There have been many joys with the “stay at home” order and one has been the delight of extra time spent with our pets. They have made us laugh and have kept us company throughout this ordeal, but we’re all pretty tired from this quarantine. But as...

Social Distancing With Our Pets

During this Covid-19 pandemic, many of us are finding Social Distancing a challenge, but it would be twice as hard if we didn’t have our beloved pets with us. They help us to manage stress, make us laugh, get us moving, and are great listeners.  Let’s use...
Walking the Dog

Walking the Dog

We were delighted to be featured in a story called Walking the Dog in this month’s city of Takoma Park’s Newsletter.  It focused on professional dog walkers in the area.  This makes me grateful for being recognized in the city I live in and for all the...