Do Raccoons Attack Dogs?

When your own warm, red blood literally runs down your arms and legs as the result of a raccoon attack, it's a fear you will never forget. Yes, raccoons most definitely attack dogs and people.  About this time every year, I start thinking about one of the most...

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Dog Scent Search & Object Recall in Redmond & Bellevue

Dog Scent Search & Object Recall is the rage of the country and it's here for Bellevue, Redmond, Seattle & Woodinville dogs. Doggie Care Resort's professional trainers may be the only ones in the Belleuve & Seattle area teaching this wonderful class at our Academy of...

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How to Pick a Dog Boarding Facility

Here is our article as featured in the Woodinville Weekly Newspaper July 13, 2011, located near Belleuve & Seattle As you pack the suitcases for that needed vacation, did you suddenly notice that Fido, your dog, has jumped into one of the suitcases? Climbing into your...

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Socialize &Train Puppies Early Tip 4

Isn't that a wonderful new puppy you have there?   He follows you around obediently and is such a snuggle bug and is totally adorable. Six months later you might instead be unable to walk bare foot on the floor around the puppy's area for fear of stepping in something...

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Socialize & Train Puppies Early, Tip Two

This is the second article in a series about socializing puppies.  Before reading this article, please read:    Socialize & Train Puppies Early, Tip One Last week the nicest family with a three-month-old puppy came to visit us at Doggie Care Resort.  This couple had...

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Socialize & Train Puppies Early, Tip 3

What does it mean anyway when we say a puppy must be socialized? Basically, it boils down to several things:  Socializing means both allowing and assisting your dog in learning about the many aspects of the world around him within a mode of positive experiences and...

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Socialize & Train Puppies Early, Tip One

"Socialize Young Puppies Early" is a series of five articles. Please read all articles starting with this basic article.  Be sure to see the bottom of this article for pictures of the oganic gardens where the dogs play.  They are award winning gardens. Waiting until a...

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Why Puppies Should Not Leave the Mother Early

Young puppies leaving their mothers too early can have serious consequences as the pups gain maturity. We have stated a number of times that puppies should not be taken away from their mothers before eight weeks of age, but why?  Remember, dogs age quickly.  Within...

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How to Stop Dog Submissive Urination

Before you read this, please read my first article, "Why Dogs Submissively Urinate?"  Submissive urination is most common among younger dogs although it can be found in older dogs who have been abused, are afraid of punishment, loud voices or one that has a great deal...

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Why Dogs Submissively Urinate

I received this question from Mindy.                 Hi Dona, My friend adopted a Dachshund and she is having trouble with submissive peeing.  Almost every time they return home, the dog runs to greet them and instantly pees on the floor.  I have told her everything I...

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