How Open Educational Resources Give Faculty and Students What They Want
Undergraduate costs are on the rise and student loan debt is a huge issue impacting today’s society. How can we, as higher education professionals, help limit the costs for students while als…
Blog of the Week: Smooth Handling: Leash Tips From A Master
Smooth Handling: Leash Tips From A Master Slow is fast. It's much better to take your time and do it right then to do fast and incorrectly. As you become more experienced you gain speed and better timing Keep the leash loose until an action is needed. A tight leash prevents the decision making process, stopping your dog from learning good or bad choices. A loose leash is absolutely necessary to be able to teach and to correct effectively. Be ready to correct but trust your dog to make the proper decision. Have the leash or handle firmly seated on your thumb before you correct to create a good imitation of a bite from the mother. Movements of the hand(s) up and down the leash should be subtle and unnoticed by the canine…
Top 10 Reasons To Neuter Your Pet
There's no shortage of reasons why neutering is a great idea. Learn more about the benefits here.
8 Tips for Keeping a Senior Dog Healthy and Happy!
Whether you've owned your senior pooch since puppyhood or are bringing a new rescue dog into your home, here are some things to start paying extra attention to if your dog is more than 7 years old!
Rescuers are Shocked to Find What Are In 14 Tubs Left Outside Shelter and Rush to Help...
Rescuers were shocked when they discovered 14 plastic tubs outside their animal sanctuary with something moving inside. Upon investigation, they retrieved a total of 16 kitties. Even with kitten season underway and already hundreds of cats under their care, they refuse to let any of these kittie...
Pet Boarding: Tips for Cat and Dog Kenneling
October 2016 Whether work or vacation takes us away, sometimes we need to leave our furry friends behind. Neighbors or pet sitters can check in on your pup or cat, but in many cases, your pets may be more comfortable—and safer—if they are in the full-time care of a pet boarding facility. Whether it’s doggy daycare or the kitty kennel, boarding your pet can be a positive experience for all parties—or puppies—involved.
Dogs. Germs. Kennel Cough. Oh My!
Go the grocery store and you could catch the flu. Send your kid to camp and they could come home with a head cold from their camper buddy. Yes, send your dog for a boarding stay or a day of play and there is always the possibility that your buddy could catch a cold or…
Top Ten Things Not to Do When Boarding your Pet
Photo: www.mollythecatlady.com The inspiration for this list is the fact that a lot of folks are traveling for the holidays. Not every pet is comfortable with going along, so many owners place thei…
How to Choose a Boarding Kennel for a Senior Dog
One of the most important parts of being a dog parent or caretaker is to make sure their needs are met in all aspects of their lives. An important part of this is finding a boarding kennel that will make sure your aging dog is cared for...
5 Tips for a Healthier Dog Smile!
Dogs have 42 smile generators. Keeping those 42 teeth strong, healthy, and happy is essential to preventing illness, pain, and may extend longevity. Each February, U.S. veterinarians celebrate National Pet Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the dangers of oral diseases such as gingivitis, tooth abscesses, and mouth tumors.