Julie Grounds

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pet holidays that are worth celebrating this year

Not Your Average Holidays, But Pet Holidays!

Your pet brings you so much joy and happiness. Of course, these benefits are a two-way street with them getting just as much from you as well.

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10 Steps for Introducing Your New Pet to the Current Pets in Your Home

It's an exciting time when you bring home a new pet! You may be thinking of ways to introduce your new dog or cat to the ones that already live in your home, hoping to have them become friends for...

5 ways to keep your senior dog active - central pet arizona

5 Ways to Keep Your Senior Dog Active

Just like people, as dogs get older, they get stiff joints and develop some health challenges. Maybe they can’t go on hikes or play fetch like they used to, but they’re still treasured companions who...

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5 Things To Look for In a Pet Boarding Facility or Doggy Daycare

Now that we're mostly back to our regularly scheduled lives, pet boarding has started to pick back up as people travel more. On top of that, there is an increased demand for doggy day care as more...

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Tips for Bringing Home a Shelter Dog

Bringing a dog home for an animal shelter is an exciting time, but it can bring a lot of unknowns with it too. It can be stressful for you, your family, and the dog as you get used to each other, and...

How to Train Your Dog to Walk on a Leash - dog on a leash

How to Train Your Dog to Walk on a Leash

Walking your dog can be a struggle in a world filled with other dogs, bushes and trees to sniff, and the occasional squirrel. But if he’s trained on how to behave when on a leash, you’re both going...

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4 Helpful Tips for House Training a Puppy

House training is a crucial step in creating a lasting bond and understanding with your new puppy. Of course, nobody wants a mess on their floor, but dogs don't learn how to control themselves on...

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How to Take Great Photos of Your Pets

Every pet owner on the planet loves to get a good photo of their four-legged comrade. However, it’s not always the easiest task. They like to move and look away just about every chance they get. And...

Dog Behavior Pug Sulking on Floor

5 Dog Behaviors That Seem Naughty But Are Really a Cry for Attention

We all want a well-behaved pet. But, just like people, dogs aren’t perfect – especially if they’re looking for attention. Sometimes, dogs do things that seem naughty, but are really a cry for...

How to Keep Your Pets Safe and Happy During Fireworks Season

It’s that time of year, again… Firework season. And that can mean some great times with friends and family, but it can also be a time of stress for many pets and their owners.  Although celebrations...