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Cats: To Lodge or Not to Lodge

Leaving home for extended periods of time can be stressful for pet owners. You want to enjoy your vacation, but you don't want your pets to suffer. What do you do? The struggle with cat owners is finding the best spot for their needs. Some may believe that their cats…

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Is Your Dog Ready for Nose-Work?

What is Nose-Work? Nose-work detection training teaches dogs to search for a specific odor, and then find the source of that odor. Police dogs may learn to search for blood, illegal drugs and even bombs. Your dog may learn to track a favorite treat or toy, which can quickly become…

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First Annual K-9 Trials to Take Place in Oceanside

Oceanside dog lovers will be thrilled to note that the first annual K-9 Trials will be taking place on April 22, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at El Camino High School in Oceanside. K-9 teams from the western U.S. will compete in a showdown that will end with…

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Why Should I Board My Dog at a Pet Hotel Instead of at My Veterinarian’s?
Fon Jon offers excellent pet boarding packages for dogs and cats
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Why Should I Board My Dog at a Pet Hotel Instead of at My Veterinarian’s?

Boarding a pet is a situation that comes up more often than most pet owners would like. It is difficult to know what the best option is for your best friend when you will be away from home. Should you choose a boarding facility that specializes in pet hospitality or…

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What Type of Training is Right for Your Dog?

You know that your four-legged friend is a unique individual. Each dog has its own personality based on breed, background and a variety of other factors. Because each dog has his or her individual needs, you should not assume that every type of training is right for every type of…

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Your Dog May Have To Pass On The Guacamole

Avocado season is in full swing and they seem to be everywhere. Whether you're adding avocado to your BLT or fixing a fresh batch of guacamole, it looks like you may have to ignore your dog's plea to toss some avocado bits in their direction. Though avocados are a super…

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The Truth Behind A Canine Good Citizen Certification

Is it worthwhile for your dog to undergo a Canine Good Citizen evaluation? 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 (AKC) in 1989,…

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The best way to teach puppies not to bite

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

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