Doggone Times

November 18, 2016

How to Stop Excessive Chewing in Dogs

Every dog owner has encountered a problem with chewing at one point in time. Although chewing is part of a dog’s nature, it can be destructive if the pet is chewing on your favorite couch or a new handbag. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to protect your belongings. If your dog chews things because she is bored, make sure you engage her with exercises to engage her and […]
November 11, 2016
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Preparations to Make Before Leaving Your Dog in a Boarding Kennel

Sometimes despite how much you love your dog, you have to part ways for a short while. For instance if you have to travel for business, it’s better to leave your dog in the hands of professionals trained and experienced to handle dogs in boarding kennels. This way, you can rest assured your pet is well taken care of. In addition, leaving the dog behind saves you the hassle of […]
November 3, 2016
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Dog Problems to Look Out for in Autumn

Fall brings with it a lot of pleasantries; crisp, cool air, to-die-for scenes along your hiking or running trails and an end to summer’s stifling heat. For moms with school age kids, it’s time for the children to go back to school and mom can spend some quality time alone in peace. For pet owners, it means you can now go for long walks with your pet without fear that […]
October 28, 2016
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Why Choose a Mobile Groomer

When it comes to dog grooming, there are two options to choose from. You can either take your dog to the salon or you can have a mobile groomer come to your place. I have a Japanese Spitz who has a brilliant white coat. I like to keep her coat clean at all times, so she gets groomed every so often. I have come to prefer the services of mobile […]
October 20, 2016
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Taking Care of Your Dog’s Dental Health

I recently took a visit to the dentist due a cavity that was beginning to form on an upper molar. Fortunately, my dentist was able to take care of it, so I am confident I won’t lose that particular tooth. Dentists say teeth are meant to last a lifetime and this is only possible with proper care. Just like humans, dogs can keep their teeth for a lifetime if their […]
October 14, 2016
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Considerations When Choosing a Boarding Kennel for Your Dog

Let’s say you have a long trip coming up, maybe a business trip or a vacation, and for some reason you can’t take your dog with you. This situation leaves you with an option to either find a sitter for your dog, or find a reputable boarding kennel. The benefits of a boarding kennel are that the staff there is usually experienced in handling your dog, and your pet will […]