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Todd McCarthy

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9 Common Mistakes For First Time Dog-Owners

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 19, 2017 10:10:30 PM / by Todd McCarthy posted in Common Mistakes For First Time Dog Owners

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Taking care of a dog is a lot of work - and there is room for error! Take note of these common mistakes to make sure you are on the right track with training, raising, and loving your pup. 

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7 Best Dog Training Books

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 19, 2017 2:55:58 PM / by Todd McCarthy posted in dog training books

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There's a lot of time and research that has to be done when adopting a puppy, and sometimes, it can be overwhelming! Luckily, some dog owners have taken the time to put their secrets on paper for all of us to see.  Take  look at these 7 best dog training books!

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Tips & Tricks to Avoiding Puppy Aggression

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 16, 2017 1:50:43 PM / by Todd McCarthy posted in Avoiding Puppy Aggression

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Puppy behavioral patterns can be confusing! Sometimes actions that we interpret as aggressive behavior, such as growling and biting, are actually just playful behavior. It’s really important to know the difference!

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7 Toxic Foods To Keep Away From Your Puppy

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 13, 2017 10:00:15 PM / by Todd McCarthy posted in Toxic Foods to Keep Away From Your Puppy

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We all know that it's nearly impossible to resist puppy dog eyes that are begging you for a bite of your yummy snack. Whether it's a piece of banana or your leftover steak dinner, they will undoubtedly try to get in on the goodness. However, not all human food is healthy for dogs to consume. In fact, some perfectly healthy foods for humans can be toxic for our canine friends. Take a look at the list below to see 7 toxic foods to keep away from your puppy. 

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9 Pet-Friendly Cleaning Supplies That Won't Break the Bank

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 13, 2017 9:59:19 PM / by Todd McCarthy

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The chemicals that you see listed on the back of cleaning products can be a scary sight. And when there are dogs in the mix, it's important to consider what is safe, and what could potentially be poisonous if you consumed by your pup.  But who wants to spend their free dollars on overly priced cleaning products? That is why we have put together a list of 9 pet-friendly cleaning supplies that won't break the bank.

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11-Step Checklist to Prep for Your Puppy's Homecoming

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 12, 2017 10:09:09 PM / by Todd McCarthy posted in Prep for your Puppy's Homecoming

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 There's a lot of prep work that goes into bringing a new puppy home. That's why we have outlined this easy, 11-step checklist to ensure you don't miss a thing!

 

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Becoming A First Time Puppy Parent: 7 Things You Need to Know

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 12, 2017 9:44:30 PM / by Todd McCarthy posted in Becoming a First Time Puppy Parent

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Adopting  a puppy is very exciting - but it can certainly be overwhelming if you haven't had much experience.  Check out this list of 7 things you need to know about becoming a first time puppy parent. 

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5 Options for Daily Puppy Care for the Working Professional

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 6, 2017 5:22:19 PM / by Todd McCarthy posted in options for daily puppy care

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Taking care of a puppy is not easy work. And if you are a working professional, it is pretty much impossible to do it all yourself. That is why we've outlined 5 options for daily puppy care that will help take some of the work off of your plate - leaving your puppy happier and healthier than ever before.

 

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