May 4, 2015

Training Tuesdays – The Power of Positive Dog Training

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The Power of Positive (Science-Based) Dog Training by Andy Sands, Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant   Part I: “Alpha” retired; “Dominance” debunked People around town are constantly asking me, in a humorous tone of course, “Are you the Florida Dog Whisperer?” This happens particularly often when I’m getting out of my vehicle, as it [...]

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Cookie Monster!

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Remember good ole Pete the pup from the Little Rascals? Well we have found his twin (sort of). Check out Miss Cookie! She is your delightful, adoptable dog of the week. This darling of a girl has been a patient lady, waiting for that forever home of hers. When she first came to Satchel’s Last [...]

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Training Tuesdays – Tips from Good CitiZen Dog Training

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The Year of the Dog Part 6 by Andy Sands, Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant It’s Training Tuesday once again. Today, we reach the conclusion of the series “The Year of the Dog” in which we have been discussing the 10 Resolutions for Rover. We have covered 9 resolutions so far, and today we [...]

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Adoptable Dog of the Week: My Dear Watson

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Watson is a 7 month old, neutered male Lab Pit Mix. Weighing in at about 43 lbs Watson is all love. A shelter staff member told us that Watson would make a good family dog, he’s all around easy gong and would be great with kids. Watson was found as a stray in Sarasota and [...]

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Fat Facts for Furry Friends

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By Dr. Anne Chauvet Omega -3, omega-6, omega-9, fish oil, flax seed oil, saturated fats, unsaturated fats, extra virgin olive oil… sounds familiar? We are bombarded with facts about which oils we should take to better our bodies.  The same applies to our pets.  Before giving your pet any dietary supplement, it is important to [...]

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Training Tuesdays – Tips from Good CitiZen Dog Training

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The Year of the Dog Part 5 by Andy Sands, Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant It’s Training Tuesday once again, and we are on the tail end of the series “The Year of the Dog” in which we are discussing the 10 Resolutions for Rover. We have covered 7 resolutions so far, and today [...]

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Fat Facts for Fur Friends

dogwithpill_small

By Dr. Anne Chauvet Omega -3, omega-6, omega-9, fish oil, flax seed oil, saturated fats, unsaturated fats, extra virgin olive oil… sounds familiar? We are bombarded with facts about which oils we should take to better our bodies.  The same applies to our pets.  Before giving your pet any dietary supplement, it is important to [...]

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Light Up Your Life with Landers

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Landers is a 4 years young, happy go lucky Labrador/Shepherd mix. He leaps when he runs – which is practically all the time – and he’ll chase any ball or toy you throw for him. His retrieving skills are something else .. the shelter staff have yet to coax him in to returning it.  Nonetheless, Landers is [...]

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Sizing Up Dental Disease

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Your pet’s size and breed can make it susceptible to specific oral conditions By Brett Beckman, DVM, Diplomate American Veterinary Dental College Periodontal disease is the number-one most diagnosed disease in dogs as well as cats.   It’s generally more common and severe in small dogs, as well as some large breeds such as Greyhounds. [...]

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Training Tuesdays with Good CitiZen Dog Training

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The Year of the Dog Part 4 by Andy Sands, Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant It’s Training Tuesday Suncoast! We are in the middle of the series “The Year of the Dog” in which we are discussing the 10 Resolutions for Rover. We are half way through, and without further delay, here come resolutions [...]

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