July 29, 2015

4th of July Safety Tips

Happy and Safe - 4th of July!

We all look forward to this weekend – kind of a mid-point of summer- when we can kick back and really celebrate. But for dogs – all of this carrying on may not be such a good thing. SarasotaDog talked with Cheryl Brady of VetCare Express for some ideas to ensure that everyone in the family has a great 4th.

Start the day off right with a romp in the park early with your dog.

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Training Tuesdays – Communicating with your Dog

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Communicating with your Dog: Stop Talking by Andy Sands, Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant It’s All Blah, Blah, Blah to Dogs How many of you have dogs that don’t listen? Have you gotten frustrated with the lack of response; the cold hard ignore of the command? Even worse, have you experienced the acknowledgment that [...]

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Adoptable Dog of the Week: Houdini

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Shy guy, Houdini is such a gentle boy. He is still in the process of coming out of his shell but, once he knows you, he is your friend for life.  You may have to spend time with Houdini many times before he’ll warm up to you.  He loves to be cuddled by the people [...]

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Sarasota Dog – How to use this site

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SarasotaDog.com is your source for all things dog in Sarasota. If you are looking for an event, or a service just enter it in to the search button at the upper right of the page. Any information that is archived on the site will

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Training Tuesdays – Stop Contributing to Your Dog’s Bad Behavior

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Stop Contributing to Your Dog’s Bad Behavior by Andy Sands, Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant Part IV Happy Training Tuesday Suncoast! For the last several weeks we have been discussing human behaviors that actually contribute to some of the bad behaviors we see in our dogs. We have discussed the first two human behaviors [...]

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The Long & Short of Your Dog’s Coat

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With Aubrey Bird  We all have questions about our dog’s coats, how much to bathe and what can we do at home to keep our dogs looking and feeling good.   Recently we chatted with Aubrey Bird, a local dog groomer about some of the most commonly asked questions. What are the basic types of [...]

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Adoptable Dog of the Week: LIzzie

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Lizzie is one of those dogs that may have not had an easy start but still has an incredible outlook on life. She came to be a part of Satchels after she and her litter of 8 pups came into animal services. She loves any attention from people and she loves children. She is very [...]

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Training Tuesdays – Why Consistency Matters

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Stop Contributing to Your Dog’s Bad Behavior by Andy Sands, Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant Part III It’s Training Tuesday once again Suncoast, and we have been discussing human behaviors that actually contribute, rather than stop, bad behavior in our dogs. Last week we discussed human behavior number one, which is focusing on eliminating [...]

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Inside Sarasota Animal Services with Kristen Little

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The morning is relatively cool but it’s early. We are hours away from heat and the heavy humidity that hangs on the Florida afternoon air. Kristen Little has a long day ahead. The kennels are full of adoptable dogs, and  it’s kitten season. As Foster/Volunteer Coordinator for the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services the [...]

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Training Tuesdays – Stop Contributing to Your Dog’s Bad Behavior

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Stop Contributing to Your Dog’s Bad Behavior by Andy Sands, Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant   Part II Happy Training Tuesday Suncoast.  Last week we began the series “Stop Contributing to Your Dog’s Bad Behavior.” I promised to uncover three human behaviors that greatly contribute to seeing undesirable behavior from our dogs, or that [...]

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