March 2013 Digital Issue of Houston PetTalk

March 2013 Digital Issue of Houston PetTalk

Puppy Love, a guide to training your new Pup.  Also inside, SIRE Horses helping people; and The silent feline killer, is your cat at risk? Read the March 2013 issue here. In this issue: Tips and Techniques for Puppies Seizures in Pets In Home injections Yao Ming at the Zoo What is a Veterinarian? Feline […]

Train Your Puppy Before He Grows Up!

Train Your Puppy Before He Grows Up!

A whole lot more benefits come your way if you train your puppy “before he grows up” than if you wait. If there’s one thing that I know from all my years of training dogs it is that dogs are learning even if you are not teaching which is why the following is important to […]

DIY Dog Brain Game

DIY Dog Brain Game

Michael Baugh CPDT-KSA, CDBC There are lots of great brain games for dogs these days.  My favorite is still the original Kong Toy.  A well-packed Kong can keep a dog busy puzzling out the food for a good half hour (freeze the stuffed Kong for expert dogs).  I also like Bob-a-Lots, which we sell at […]

Training with Play

Training with Play

Michael Baugh CPDT-KSA, CDBC If your dog loves to play, you already have a head start on training.  We know that dogs who are relaxed and having fun learn more quickly than dogs under stress.  We also know that dogs repeat  behaviors that have a history of pleasant consequences.  (For example:  A “sit” followed by […]

National Train Your Dog Month

National Train Your Dog Month

January is National Train Your Dog Month!  The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) started the annual celebration of training and relationship-building for people and their dogs 3 years ago.  Every year it’s gotten bigger and better. There are some great things planned to help you get in the spirit, and start training. Watch me […]

How to Train a Puppy – Let’s Talk

How to Train a Puppy – Let’s Talk

Does this sound familiar:  “I have a 7 week old puppy that will not stop biting. It’s playful but needs to stop.  I do not know what to do to stop this. My little kids don’t want to play with him because they’re afraid of him.”  I hear it all the time.  And every time, […]

Take Time to Help yourself and your Animals with Holistic Care!

Take Time to Help yourself and your Animals with Holistic Care!

Give the gift of knowledge this holiday season! Take time to learn how to care for yourself and your pets the natural way, with holistic remedies. It all starts with YOU! As they say, you can’t take care of others until you have taken care of yourself first, and we all want the best for […]

Adopt Project HEEL Grads

Adopt Project HEEL Grads

Make room in your heart and in your home for some incredible dogs up for adoption from Corridor Rescue Inc.  I’m a huge fan of Corridor Rescue and all of their dogs are amazing.  But these three have a very special story. Minnie, Bambi and Vixey are part of a program that teams up homeless […]

Something to Chew On

Something to Chew On

Dogs chew.  It’s not just a puppy thing either.  Dogs actually chew throughout their lifetime.  It helps pass the time, keep their teeth clean and diffuse stress.  More than that, it appears to be fun and satisfying for most dogs. A lot of folks ask, “How do I get my dog to stop chewing?”  We […]

Club Canine Now Open In Heights Corridor

Club Canine Now Open In Heights Corridor

Club Canine, formerly known as Dogs California, recently opened a new facility at 4703 Rose St. to provide daycare and much more. Training is also offered and is rooted in learning, training games, activities, and social skill building. Club Canine can provide a healthy lifestyle for you and your canine companion through: -Day Care with Training (pack […]

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