Best San Antonio Dog Boutiques

Do you live in or around San Antonio and want to know the best places to take your four legged friend? Below is a list of groomers, boutique dog stores, and bakeries that make a great outing for both you and your dog! By:Samantha Doig

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Littermate Syndrome

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As mentioned in our “Picking a Puppy” article, littermate syndrome is a serious behavioral condition. The condition develops when two young dogs end up bonding too tightly with each other. It may sound ideal when dogs are such close friends, but major issues can arise down the road. The problem is that their relationship with each other can stop them from creating proper bonds with humans and hinder their social development. As the name suggests, littermate syndrome generally exists in …
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Top Chicago North Shore Dog Boutiques

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Do you live in Chicago’s North Shore, but are unsure of where to take your furry friend? I think that we can all agree that there is nothing better than shopping for and with your beloved pets. Below is a list of the top boutiques, bakeries, grooming services, day care, or even just a dog-friendly environment to get your pup out of the house and socialized! By:Holly Wengerski

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Top Indianapolis Dog Boutiques

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It’s always a great day when you are able to take your furry family member shopping with you! Below are a few dog boutiques and groom rooms in the Indianapolis area that you need to check out with your pup. You can find everything for your dog including: grooming services, premium dog food options, homemade all natural treats, toys, collars, leashes, clothing or just a friendly place to take your dog to window shop. By:Alexis Sheffer

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Picking a Puppy

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How to choose the right puppy for you! Bringing home a puppy is an incredible and exciting event! My goal is to help you choose the right dog for you. Believe it or not, there are a lot of potential pitfalls when choosing a dog. As a professional dog trainer, I often see clients that choose either the wrong breed or the wrong dog for their lifestyle and I want to steer you in the right direction. While this article …
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What is the best containment solution for you and your dog?

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You love your dog and would probably do anything to keep him safe! In order to give your dog the best life possible, it is crucial to find a way to keep him contained in your yard and out of undesirable locations. Luckily, depending on your specific situation there are many great ways that you can do this. Options include a physical fence, an electronic fence, and boundary training. Each of these methods has its advantages and disadvantages, so it …
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Proofing, it’s not just for baking!

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Anyone out there that has baked bread has heard of proofing your dough. It is the final step of allowing the shaped dough to rise before baking. Proofing is also a term that is used in dog training and much like in baking, proofing is one of the final steps before completing the training process. Proofing your dog’s behavior is simply a fancy way of saying that you are teaching your dog to perform a certain command (or act in …
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Enriching the Lives of Shelter Dogs

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For any true dog lover, spending a day surrounded by dogs can leave them with a feeling of immense fulfillment.  As a company, Suburban K9 has dedicated a large amount of time to working with dogs that are up for adoption as well as dogs that have already been rescued.  We have seen amazing progress working with dogs that have severe issues and wouldn’t normally be able to be adopted into forever homes. Seeing improvements with these dogs over time …
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