National Train Your Dog Month is here!

National Train Your Dog Month is here!

By Stefani Fortney, ABCDT January 2016 is “National Train Your Dog Month”. Taking the time to train your dog is the most important thing you can do to build a stronger relationship with your canine companion. A foundation of basic obedience cues can build confidence, minimize frustration, and increase your enjoyment of your dog. While […]

The Heartbreaking Reality Of Pet Rescue | Ask Dr. Anna 

Stefani Fortney usually writes posts about dog training or pet grooming. Today, I’m taking a detour down a different path. For years, I’ve been involved with pet rescues who, for a variety of reasons, have been surrendered or abandoned by their owners. It’s disturbingly common. I feel like you should know what it’s like to […]

Common pet nutrition myths | Ask Dr. Anna

It’s difficult for pet owners to know what to feed their pets.  In 2014, 22 billion dollars was spent on pet food in the United States.  With this kind of money to be made there are many pet food companies that are using marketing techniques to sway owner into buying their products.  Dr. Anna Coffin […]

How to find the right pet food | Ask Dr. Anna

Nutrition for your pet is an important aspect of caring for your pet and can also help keep your pet healthy.  Hippocrates said, “Let food be your first medicine.”  You can improve your pet’s health by feeding a good quality pet food.  Dr. Anna Coffin will review eight questions that are helpful in picking the […]

Dogs eating poop: Why they do it and how to prevent it 

Let’s face it, dogs eating poop is gross.  Besides being gross, there are medical consequences from dogs eating poop that include; intestinal parasites, gastrointestinal upset, and transmission of infectious diseases.  This week Dr. Anna Coffin will discuss reasons dogs do this and what you can do to prevent it. Read more: Dogs eating poop: Why […]

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