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Coping with Noise Phobias in your Dog: Training is the Answer

It is a dark and stormy night. Thunder crashes. The wind knocks branches loudly against the house. Your neighbors are taking advantage of the cover of darkness to set off fireworks, even in the rain. The noise is terrifying – for your dog. “For a …

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There’s a reason we have service dogs instead of service hamsters…

© Especially for Pets. Mar 14, 2019 They guide the blind, comfort the sick and even fight crime—what don’t they do? Dogs are basically superheroes, and their special power is empathy. In fact, they’re one of the most empathetic animals around, and we’ve got the …

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Why Does My Dog… Always Lick Me?

DR. PATTY KHULY VMD It’s not much of a conundrum, really. The bottom line is that most of the time, dogs will lick their people as a sign of affection. “You are the sun and the moon,” their silky tongue would have you know. “And guess what? …

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Does Walking the Dog Count as “Working Out?”

Sharon Arkoff  It’s a common refrain in my house: I come home to find dog and teenagers (human and canine) lazing on the couch on a beautiful day, and I yell, “Get outside and get some exercise!” At which point, teenagers whine, “But Mommmmmm…. We …

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Music for and by Dogs

Everywhere we go in the coming holiday season, we’ll be hearing the familiar carols and songs. (Will your Kerry get tired of “The Little Drummer Boy” before you do?) Interestingly, past Questions of the Week suggest that our Kerry Blue Terriers are relatively indifferent to …

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How to Choose a Crate for Your Kerry Blue Terrier

  If you?re not sure what size or style of crate to get for your Kerry Blue Terrier, this is the article for you. I will take you step by step through choosing the right crate for your Kerry Blue, from measuring your dog to …

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Exercise Your Senior Dog

We want our dogs to live forever, but they don’t remain puppies for long. By the time they reach middle age, most dogs start to slow down because of arthritis, illness, injuries, or the aging process. Being overweight makes all of these problems likely to …

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Is a Head Halter Right For Your Dog?

  In a book by a popular and generally well regarded dog trainer, under the heading “Equipment to be avoided, and why,” it says that a head halter is the wrong choice for walking your pet because “It is very uncomfortable to be pulled around …

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