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The Benefits of Crate Training Your Dog

The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) issued a position statement Nov. 21, 2012 that recommends crates for training and transport of dogs. Continue reading

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The Right Way to Socialize Puppies

Dr-Larry-and-puppy The first three to four months is the most important period in your dog’s life. That might seem like an extreme statement to some, but consider this. The most common cause of death for dogs under the age of three is euthanasia, and the reason for that is some form of behavior issue. Continue reading

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