Adolescent Dogs

Adolescent Dogs

Adolescent Dogs Helpful Hints Expect adolescence! All children and dogs go through it, but with dogs, it’s usually months instead of years. This is the worst chewing stage of your dog’s life! Go back to confining your dog to a safe crate or room when you can’t...

Foster Home DOs and DON’Ts

Foster Home DOs and DON'Ts Foster Help Before your foster dog is ready to be placed into its new home, there are quite a few things to do: Get to know your dog so that you can tell prospective adopters all about your pup, such as how this dog reacts to children of...

Desensitization & Counterconditioning

Desensitization & Counterconditioning Foster Help Desensitization means to make less sensitive. Its goal is to eliminate or reduce the exaggerated, emotion- based reaction that an animal has to a specific thing—be it other animals, kinds of people (like children...
Puppies – Helpful Hints

Puppies – Helpful Hints

Puppies - Helpful Hints PUPPY BECOMING TOO INDEPENDENT? This is usually caused by giving too much freedom too soon. Doggie doors and dry self-feeding too early in your puppy’s life causes your puppy to feel that he or she doesn’t need you unless he or she wants...
Cold Weather Tips for Pets

Cold Weather Tips for Pets

Cold Weather Tips for Pets So you think the weather is pretty frightful right now?  Imagine how your pets feel!  Here are some tips to keep them warm and safe this cold season. Provide adequate shelter Even if your pets are indoor/outdoor creatures, make sure their...
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