Canine Good Citizen Training: Preparing Your Dog

Is it worthwhile for your dog to go through the process of Canine Good Citizen training? It’s not like your pooch is going to hang his certificate on the wall (well, probably not). But there are actually many worthwhile reasons to get this certification. Started by the American Kennel Club…

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Getting Ready for a Vacation? Don’t Forget to Board Your Dog!

Whether you're planning a weekend getaway right here in San Diego County or you're going across the country to visit relatives, if you're planning a vacation for the humans in your household, making plans to board your dog is an important item to check off your to-do list. Advanced planning…

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How to Train Your Puppy to Stop Biting

Oh, puppies. Those adorable little wet noses and cute wagging tails. And oh yeah, those razor-sharp teeth! Dogs’ baby teeth might be tiny, but they’re surprisingly strong. Puppies tend to explore the world through their mouths, tasting everything that comes their way (whether or not it’s edible) and playing with…

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4 Things You Should do When Your Dog Comes Home After Boarding

When San Diego dog owners come to pick up their dog from Fon Jon Pet Care’s dog boarding, it can sometimes be difficult to say who’s more excited—owners are ecstatic to see their pooches, and the pups are beside themselves with joy. After all, even though we do everything we…

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Kennel Boarding vs. In-Home Boarding – Which is Right for Your Pet?

Nobody likes being away from their four-legged friend for long, but there are times when you just can’t bring them along with you. The good news is today there are more options for pet boarding in San Diego than there were in the past.  Now instead of chain link boxes,…

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Tips for Continuing Dog Training

When it comes to dog training, many are mistaken into thinking that once their dog’s obedience training is completed, there is nothing else that needs to be done. This is a huge misconception. Like learning something new, such as a musical instrument, sport, or even language, we constantly need to…

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Training Tips: Teaching Your Puppy the Recall Command

Welcome to our first installment of Fon Jon’s Training Tips Series. This information is coming straight from Manuel Villanueva, who should be your first choice if you’re looking for top-notch puppy training in San Diego. He’s sharing his wealth of knowledge so that you can better understand your dog.  The…

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Tips for Grooming Your Dog During Winter

As the year comes to an end and the weather begins to get colder, you may believe that grooming isn’t as important for the health of your dog, but that’s not the case. Your dog doesn’t need to maintain as much hair as possible in order to stay warm during…

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Basic Dog Training Tips

Training a dog, whether a new puppy you’ve just brought home or your dog that you’ve had for years who has developed some habits that need changing, is never easy. Even with the best dog, training takes a lot of time and patience and can be difficult, so we’ve listed…

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How to Clean Your Dog’s Eyes

Keeping your dog’s eyes clean is important, but can also be difficult because this is such a sensitive area. This makes cleaning your dog’s eyes much more complicated than cleaning the rest of her body. That’s why we’ve put together this list of tips to help you keep your dog’s…

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