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CBD, Seizures and The Dogs We Love!

I received the following link via email this week. I have several canine clients that visit us periodically that suffer from seizure disorders.  They’re treated with very heavy, barbiturate, anti-seizure drugs like: Phenobarbital.  I’m wary of that treatment long term. … Continue reading

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Where the Bleep have I been?

Obviously, I’ve been gone for a while.  Mr. Alpha Dog and I have had a rough patch, having to say goodbye to all three of our beloved pooches in under a year and I’m still terribly heartbroken. The ancient one, … Continue reading

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The Commandments of Dog Training, Mrs. Alpha Dogs’ Version.

#1, Never train a dog when angry.

I shouldn’t even have to mention this here. It should be a given. It should be right up there with these other, “no-nonsense” rules, but some people still don’t “get it.”

Never hit your dog.
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RIP Gypsy. How De-Icing our roads, can kill our pets.

RIP Gypsy… You were a beautiful girl, who’s life ended far too soon. Due to indifference and lack of shared knowledge, you paid the ultimate price. I’m hoping this blog post will save dozens of dogs just like you.. Wake-up … Continue reading

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Dogs, Chewing and Rawhides. What’s the Stink About?

Dog Treats, Why Rawhides aren’t good for your pet
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Housebreaking 101

Since many of you brought new fur-monsters home for the holidays, I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite housebreaking tips. The essentials: Your Time & Attention A good quality Dog Crate / Crate Training An Enzyme based … Continue reading

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Traveling With Dogs

Travel Tips with Dogs by Kendra Thornton. I’m happy to have a guest blogger joining me this time around. Please welcome Kendra Thornton.  Kendra will be dishing some tips on traveling with dogs, to which I have a few additional … Continue reading

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