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Dog Owner Mistakes

Whether you are a first time dog owner or someone who has been surrounded by dogs all of your life, mistakes can be made that can affect your dog’s health, personality, your family’s relationship with your dog, and/or how well other people like your dog. Every year, so many dogs are returned to animal shelters, abandoned, or given up for adoption; and for many, it’s due to the fact that bad habits were unknowingly developed from the beginning.

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Winter Dog Walks

It’s wintertime and it’s cold outside, so before you head out the door to take Fido on his daily walk, you prepare yourself with coat, hat, gloves and possibly boots…and for your dog, you grab his leash! Is that really all he needs to be safe, warm and comfortable?

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Adopt a Dog

Bringing home a newly adopted dog is a pretty exciting event for most families. But there is more to a successful homecoming than just walking through the front door. Consider how overwhelming it might be for your new best friend…the new faces, the new smells, the new sounds, the new house, in fact, the new everything!

Once you get your new dog home, the whole situation could also be a little overwhelming for you too.

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Dogs Best Friend

Everyone talks about dogs being “man’s best friend”, but your dog needs a best friend too, and that best friend should be you!

Your dog is, or can be, a wonderful companion, who will give you unconditional love, all you need to do is to build and strengthen your relationship and develop a close bond.

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License Your Dog

If you live in King County, or any other county in the state of Washington, it is mandatory to license your dog. Whether your dog is an inside or outside dog, or you live in the country or in the city, it doesn’t matter…your dog must be licensed.

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