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Renee Moen

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    Snowed In? Indoor Activities for Dogs That Hate the Cold

      With half the United States covered in snow, it is safe to assume—winter has arrived....

      What’s The Difference Between Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs, & Emotional Support Dogs?

      While there are varying distinctions between these three different canine jobs, they all come...

        5 Must Watch Documentaries About Dogs

        There is no doubt about it, dogs are special. There are sites dedicated to all things dog from...

          Where Do You Stand On These Hot Button Animal Issues?

          Animal activism is on the rise, or so it would seem with the declarations from the general dog...

            Considering Making Your Dog a Service or Therapy Dog? Read This First!

            Prospective clients approach dog trainers with certain expectations. The upside is that the...

              Help! My Dog Keeps Trying to Run Out The Front Door.

              Anyone who’s lived with a door darter knows this is a maddening issue. The owner tenses up as...

                The 10 Dog Breeds For Active People

                Swedish Vallhund This lively breed looks strikingly similar to the Corgis, but there is no...

                  10 Dog Breeds That Are College Mascots

                  Dogs have a number of wonderful traits that anybody would be proud to share. When colleges...

                    5 Dog Breeds Steeped in Legends & Myth

                    Legends have to start somewhere, right? How did these five breeds come to develop such stories?...

                      4 Growing Dog Trends: Have You Heard of These Yet?

                      Dogs are awesome. They bring joy and laughter into their packs. Offer utter devotion and...

                        Tips for Choosing The Best Name for Your Dog

                        Owners, the world over, often take care in choosing a name for their new dog. Sometimes they...

                          10 High Maintenance Breeds Who Are Totally Worth The Extra Effort!

                          Siberian Husky This workhorse of a dog often is highlighted for their behavioral issues, but...

                            10 Dog Breeds with Very Unusual Origins

                            Lhasa Apso The Lhasa Apso was bred for hundreds of years by holy men and nobles in Tibet....

                              Kennel Chaos: Searching for a Good Boarding Facility

                              Planning a trip can be stressful enough; add the task of searching for a reputable kennel can...

                                5 Excellent Dog Toys for Mental Stimulation

                                Trainers, for years, have been saying dogs need mental as well as physical stimulation. The dog...

                                  How To Prepare Your Dog for a Kennel Stay

                                  There comes a time in most pet owner’s lives, the inevitable trip out of town. Taking the dog...

                                    Puppy Games—Learning Through Play

                                    “A tired puppy is a happy puppy.”  Most dog professionals will tout it as their...

                                      How Important is Socialization for My Dog?

                                      A client approaches a trainer with concerns about their dog’s listless demeanor. The trainer...

                                        How Long is a Dog’s Memory?

                                        A dog may retain the training she’s received all her life, she will also retain fears imprinted...

                                          How To Throw a Dog Friendly “Howl-aween” Party

                                          There are thousands of dog owners who scoff at the idea of dogs in clothes. These are after all...

                                            Should I Get a Second Dog?

                                            Every dog owner, at some point, toys with the idea of adding another dog to the pack. There are...

                                              5 Fun DIY Dog Halloween Costumes

                                              Halloween… a time for tricks, treats and expressions of individuality. Some dogs don’t mind...

                                                5 Odd Dog Behaviors Explained

                                                Dogs are wonderful, funny, and highly entertaining. How many people have watched their dog, or...

                                                  How To Find the Perfect Dog Groomer

                                                  Whether bath time has become a nightmare or your puppy is beginning to grow into their breed...

                                                    3 Steps That Can Prevent Your Pup from Being Kidnapped

                                                    With the wide reach of the internet, pet flipping has reached new and dangerous heights. High...

                                                      How to Properly Introduce a Dog and a Cat

                                                      Contrary to popular belief, cats and dogs do get along rather well. There are exceptions, but...

                                                        What Causes Wet Dog Smell (and how can I prevent it?)

                                                        Spending the day frolicking in the water with a four legged companion can be so much fun! Most...

                                                          Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Pet Companion

                                                          Whether it was natural or sudden, every pet owner inevitably is faced with saying goodbye to...

                                                            The 10 Most Gentle Dog Breeds

                                                            Pugs—If there were a clown division with the American Kennel Club, Pugs would be on it. These...

                                                              How To Choose the Correct Harness for Your Dog

                                                              While out walking an owner may experience their dog, pulling, gasping, gagging themselves....