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Picking the Best Dog Food

Picking the Best Dog Food Walking into a pet store and trying to choose the best dog food for your pet can be daunting. There are literally aisles upon aisles of choices and they all look appealing. While I cannot tell you what food is specifically best for your dog, I do want to explain what all the terms that …

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Pizza

Can Your Dog Eat That Pizza Crust?

Can Your Dog Eat That Pizza Crust? Along the same lines as walking through doorways (see: http://perfect-pooch.com/who-should-go-through-a-door-first/) and sleeping in bed (see: http://perfect-pooch.com/do-you-let-your-dog-sleep-in-bed/), I often have clients bashfully tell me that they occasionally feed their pooch table scraps.  This is almost always followed by some form of apology, as if I am going to tell them this single behavior has …

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Bubba

Bubba (Foster) ADOPTED

Bubba’s adoption fee has been sponsored by a generous donor which means he’s free to your GREAT home today!* Bubba is a very good, sweet, handsome boy. He has the sweetest face with those basset eyes that pull you in with their love. Bubba is an adult age beagle/basset hound blend who weighs about 40 pounds and is both cat …

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Terp

Who Should Go Through a Door First?

Who Should Go Through a Door First? Who is supposed to walk through an entry way first, you or your dog? Does it matter? Honestly, I never care if my dog walks in front of me, next to me, or behind me through a doorway as long as she walks with me. What I mean by that is that I …

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Dog In Bed

Do You Let Your Dog Sleep In Bed?

Do You Let Your Dog Sleep In Bed? During every new client consult I, and most other trainers, will ask where your dog spends their time. I ask because I want to know if your dog is crate trained, getting adequate exercise, fearful, etc. The answer I often get when it comes to nighttime is often that the dog sleeps …

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Boxer

Breed of the Month: Boxer

Boxer Appearance: The Boxer stands at 21-25 inches and weighs approximately 55-70lbs, with males being substantially larger than females. The Boxer is a square dog with a short back and a tight, dense coat. They require minimal grooming, though ears and wrinkles should be checked frequently. Like many bully breeds, the Boxer has a shortened muzzle and broad skull and …

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Patch (Foster) – ADOPTED

Hello my name is Patch and I’m a low energy guy with a lot of love to give. Likely 2-3 years old, I’m very cuddly & people oriented& I bond quickly to new friends. I already have some training under my belt and do well with basic commands and basic leash skills. I will even lie down when I see …

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Arthur

Arthur (Foster) ADOPTED

Arthur is an island boy – all the way from Puerto Rico! Arthur is a young retriever blend, maybe about 11 months old. He only weighs about 26 pounds. Arthur loves other dogs and they help him feel a bit braver, so his forever home must have at least one other dog friendly dog. Arthur is shy but is slowly …

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Cash

Cash (Foster) ADOPTED

Meet Cash! Cash is a handsome 1 year old energetic Spaniel/Pit mix. Cash came to us from Delaware County SPCA in need of some socialization and basic obedience skills. He likes playing with other dogs and is very affectionate and active. He’ll need a home that can give him some training to work on basic obedience. Cash would fit best …

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Tweety

Tweety (Foster)

Hi there, my name is Tweety… I hear that birds tweet, but don’t worry I’m definitely a dog, I just have a cool name! I recently made a short trip from another local crowded facility to the Delaware County SPCA adoption center in hopes of finding my forever home! I am about 2 years old and weigh around 52lbs. I’m …

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