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  • Bringing your Dog into a Strange Home with a Resident Dog

    This can cause stress for the incoming dog as well as the current dog or dogs.  It is important to understand how to handle introducing dogs in order to ensure a harmonious life for everyone involved.

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  • Helping your Dog Adjust When Relocating to a New Home

    Moving suddenly to another home can be as stressful for your dog as it is for you. To make the transition easier, here are some tips:

    When taking things in and out of the car or truck, make sure your dog is secured in a crate.  This will keep him safe and help him feel less vulnerable than if tied up or running free.  

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  • Spring Safety Tips for Dogs

     

    Spring is here! Check out our latest SlideShare for some dog safety tips to make sure you and your pup enjoy the season to its fullest.

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  • Fun Ways to Celebrate Your Dog's Birthday

    Fun Ways to Celebrate Your Dog's Birthday

    If you've got your dog's birthday marked on the calendar, these fun ways to celebrate will help you make his day an extra special one.

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  • What to Consider When Getting a Second Dog

    If you’re considering getting another dog, make sure you go over our pros and cons list before you make the big commitment. 

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  • Dog Walking Tips

    Walking your dog is great for both you and your dog. Check out our SlideShare to find out how to make your walk more enjoyable for the both of you.  

     

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  • Dog Safety Tips for Spring

    Spring is just around the corner. Follow these spring dog safety tips to make sure you and your pooch enjoy the season to its fullest.

    Test annually for heartworm infection.

    Heartworm is a parasitic disease transmitted by mosquitoes that can be fatal. Fortunately, there are a number of options for preventing heartworm infection. Talk to your veterinarian about the right one for your dog.

    Watch for poisonous plants.

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  • Tips From Your Dog

    Have you ever wondered what your dog might be thinking? Or what he or she would share with you if we all spoke the same language?

    In fact, pet parents can learn to speak dog. It's a matter of listening in a different way and understanding the needs of your favourite furry companion.

    Here are a few tips we bet your canine friends would like to share with you:

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  • How to Turn a Love of Dogs into a Thriving Career

    I’ve always had lots of pets in my life. In 2012 I adopted a my dog Major - a rescue from a high-kill shelter. He quickly demonstrated some pretty intense aggression toward other dogs & humans. Eventually that led to some dog-bites, giant vet bills and a call to Bark Busters as a result.

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  • Becoming a Bark Buster was the Best Decision I Ever Made

    Joining Bark Busters was the best decision I have ever made (other than asking my wife to marry me.)

    I was a successful advertising executive who always dreamed of becoming a dog trainer.  But where does an ad guy go to learn how to be a dog trainer and a successful entrepreneur all at once? Well, he goes to Bark Busters, of course. Not only did I learn how to train dogs effectively, I also learned (and continue to learn) how to run a great business that I am very proud of.

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