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Help! My Dog Won’t Stop Biting His Leash!

By Emily Pierce

It’s always amazed me how puppies have the same cute qualities but vastly different personalities. When Maggie was a puppy, she liked to snuggle and gnaw on her bones. She rarely chewed anything that wasn’t a dog toy. The puppies my family had in the past are a different story. They chewed up everything you […]

How to Use a Dog Crate Divider (and Make Your Own!)

By Emily Pierce

Before I brought Maggie home, I spent time researching the crate she would need. There are so many different kinds of crates out there that come in all kinds of sizes. I didn’t want her to use the crate in the wrong way. It was supposed to be a place where she felt safe, where […]

Essential Oils to Stop Dog Peeing and Marking

By Emily Pierce

Potty training a young dog can feel like it lasts forever. Some dogs take to it quickly, but most will need time to learn that they can’t go to the bathroom in your home. As they grow, they’ll get much better about respecting the potty training rules, but sometimes dogs can’t help themselves. They’re naturally […]

Why Does My Dog Pee on Her Bed (And How to Stop It!)

By Emily Pierce

When Maggie was younger, she was still potty training and getting used to my house at the same time. I thought making her a little bed would make her more comfortable, so I used the fleece blanket she came home with to create a haven surrounded by her stuffed animals. I pictured her napping in […]

How to Calm Down an Excited Puppy

By Jessica Mabie

I love puppies! I love their little puppy tummies, their soft little paws, even their puppy breath. I could watch puppies play and tumble for hours and never get bored. I think that puppies are one of life’s greatest joys, but also one of life’s greatest challenges! When Daisy was a puppy, she was tiny […]

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