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Home Forever Home Dogs Cats As dog parents, it’s our job to teach our dogs what is and isn’t acceptable behavior. If your dog has a bad habit, just like you would with any other family member, you can help change it. We’ve identified some of the most common bad habits among our canine companions, and compiled some helpful tips …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Digging and chewing are natural, normal behaviors for dogs. They were born with the instinct for these behaviors – but that doesn’t mean you can’t redirect them. The key to preventing unwanted chewing and digging is to identify why your dog is doing it in the first place, and to provide him the right alternatives …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Your dog makes you happy. You make your dog happy. So why not be together as much as possible? If your pup is socialized and well-behaved, you don’t always have to leave him at home. Taking your dog on an outing can be fun and enriching for both of you. Outings should be a safe …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats What’s in a name? For a new dog parent like yourself, it can be a symbol of your dog’s new identity and new life with you. Although most dogs already have names given to them by adoption organizations or previous owners, many adopters choose to re-name their new dogs as a way of making them …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats He’s more than your dog. He’s a member of your family. You won’t leave him with just anyone. When you’re away, you want someone to care for your dog as well as you do. The first step in searching for the right caregiver is to ask your veterinarian, friends and family for referrals. Their honest …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Bringing home your new furry family member is an exciting time, but it can be overwhelming for your new dog. Remember, while your dog is new to you, everything is new to him. Be patient and gentle with him, and make introductions slowly and carefully. Here are some helpful tips to make this transition as …