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March Newsletter

Beware the Ides of Mutt! It’s just your luck, the March edition of “The Pooch Press!” is finally here! Irish Setters are as good as a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow as they win the luck of the draw, i.e., “Breed of the Month” honors. Like senate knives through Caesar, our employee spotlight is piercing our yard staff/general repair …

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February Newsletter

Love is in the air at the Perfect Pooch! The February edition of “The Pooch Press!” is full of new and exciting tips and announcements you will just adore! Rottweiler’s have been bestowed with “Breed of the Month” while our employee spotlight falls on our Front-End Lead Rob Koecher. Meet our foster Duke or just brush up on your training tips. No matter what …

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January Newsletter

Happy New Years from the Perfect Pooch family! The January edition of “The Pooch Press!” is looking forward to what is new and exciting at the Pooch this year!  2015 went out with a bang and we are so excited to be heading into 2016 with you!

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December Newsletter

Happy Holidays from the Perfect Pooch family! The December edition of “The Pooch Press!” is focused on the ones around us who gift us with their love and energy everyday! This month, we are celebrating all dogs in our society and in our facility and we are giving back to dogs who have been adopted this year. In that spirit we’re featuring a …

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November Newsletter

We are so thankful to have you as part of the Perfect Pooch family! The November edition of “The Pooch Press!” is full of great tips and tricks! Top breed this month has been given to the Miniature American Shepherds (one of the newest AKC breeds!), as we thank Sara for all she did for us in the Employee Spotlight! Elvis is …

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Young Dog Interactions

Dealing with a multigenerational dog family? Or do you have a young dog who doesn’t know how to take a hint? Dogs are not always great at knowing how to interact with other dogs appropriately, especially young dogs. Whenever you add a puppy to the family it is important to teach your youngster that other dogs do not always appreciate …

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Prey Drive and Play

Prey Drive and Play Dogs are descended from wolves. In fact, they are so closely related that they can interbreed and create viable young. Being that wolves are predators, this means that dogs also have a formidable prey drive. They enjoy the hunt! Through the process of domestication we have exaggerated some behaviors in some dogs and limited those behaviors …

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October Newsletter

Trick or Treat! The October edition of “The Pooch Press!” is pretty sweet! Top breed this month has been snatched by Pugs, as Tori gets blinded by our employee spotlight! This month we turn the focus of the foster dog section on a sweet but nervous pup named Dill!

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The Recall Game

The Recall Game Does your pooch come when you call them?  Do they come every time? One of the most common answers a trainer will hear when they ask this questions is, “she comes when she wants to” or “he comes when he knows he is getting something for it.” The biggest problem with this answer is that your dog must …

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Loose Leash Walking

Loose Leash Walking We have already discussed various aspects of walking skills from the leash and other tools, how not to use a leash, and what to do if your dog is developing leash reactivity on walks. We have talked a lot about walking! Walking on leash is such an important part of the modern dog’s life that it warrants …

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