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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 …

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 …

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 …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats No matter the age or how well trained the dog is, moving to a new home is a big adjustment and accidents happen. Help your dog get on the right schedule by giving a refresher on the basics. Housetraining basics Be vigilant: Watch for signs …

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 …

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. …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Adopting a new dog is such a fun, exciting time. But it can also be challenging, as you’re both getting to know each other and your new life together. A common source of frustration for new dog owners is housetraining. If you adopted a puppy …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats To you, a dog crate might look like a cage. But to a crate-trained dog, it’s his safe place where he can rest and feel secure. In fact, crate training can be helpful for both you and your dog. It can help minimize messes when …