My 5 Puppy Tips For Keeping Your Puppy Happy

October 8, 2012

 Everybody knows, that there’s nothing more innocent and cute then having a puppy around.  Their tails wagging, little barks.  Their world is so new, and it’s a joyful to have them in your home. We see a lot of puppies come to Chasin Pets.  I began to realized,  that many owners overlook the obvious, in helping [...]

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Why Speaky Toys Make My Dog Crazy and Me Too

October 2, 2012

Let me tell you a little history on why squeaky toys are the high 5 for your dog, before I tell you why they make me crazy. We know that dogs were initially bred for hunting.  How does this fact bring us to the squeaky toy?   Why do dogs dig squeaky toys so much?  I’ll tell you.  [...]

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My Top 10 Halloween Safety Tips For Your Dog

September 25, 2012

  I love the spookiest time of the year, but I also want to keep my pets safe during this time.  I did a bit of digging around to help us all have a great Halloween.  Here are my top 10 tips for pet safety.  Treat or Treat! 1.  No tricks or treats:  Keep your [...]

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Picking a Child-Friendly Dog

September 18, 2012

 A dog can be the best companion a child can have.  There are so many good memories for me, when I think about how lucky I was to grow up with my childhood friend.  It was a huge decision for my parents at that time. And looking back at this as an adult, I can only [...]

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5 Easy Steps to Housebreaking Your Dog Using Pee Pads

September 13, 2012

It can be frustrating when your dog backslides into urinating in the house.  They were housebroken before?  Now your perfect pet is causing you angst.  The odor, the hassle the frustration can maddening.  What could have happened to make them pee in the house?  I deal with this issue with many of my clients.  Here are some [...]

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How to Make Your Dog Happy in 3 Easy Breezy Steps

September 13, 2012

 Do you know what a bored dog looks like?  They might be pacers, whiners, droolers.  However, more often than not, you’re not going to really know your dog is bored until you leave your home for a while.  That’s when the real tests results come back to you.  You’ve noticed your shoes are chewed, the [...]

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Back to School Tips for your Dog or Puppy

September 11, 2012

  Summer is over and September is here, which means, your kids are going back to school or college and you’re going back to full-time work. But did you think how this change might affect your dog? Believe it or not, any change in your routine affects your dog or puppy.  You probably got to [...]

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The Great Debate, Dry Food or Canned?

September 3, 2012

   I get this question a lot. Which is better for my dog, dry food or canned? I’ve used both and I think this is an important topic to discuss. This is not an easy topic to review, since each dog requires different nutritional needs as they grow and get older. I’m not even going [...]

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5 Questions that Make A Dog Owner, Say “What?”

August 27, 2012

Every day, I’m stumped by some of the questions that dog owners have regarding the care of their dog. Some owners are stumped by basic canine healthcare, while others are experts are rare conditions.  Here are 5 questions that stump owners. See if you these pertain to you and feel free to add to the [...]

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10 Smartest Dogs Breeds. Is Your Dog On The List?

August 20, 2012

I know my dogs are the smartest dogs in the world. However, I looked high and low to find my pug on the list. You might have guessed it. They are not even listed! The horror.  However, my 2 poodles made the list. You might think poodles are too snobby. But they made the cut. In [...]

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