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6 Essential Tips when Traveling with Your Dogs

How to Travel Stress-Free with Your Dog I don’t know about you, but I love taking our dogs with us any time it’s possible. We take the dogs with when we travel for holidays, go camping, or plan to

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How Do I Get My Puppy to Stop Nipping or Biting Me?

Every person that adopts a puppy will ask this question… how do I get my puppy to stop biting me? It’s important to understand that nipping is a natural behavior for a puppy. Puppy Nipping or Biting

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5 Reasons Why Your Dog is Digging and How to Stop It

How to Stop My Dog from Digging Wondering how to stop your dog from digging up your yard? Have you ever let your dog outside to go potty and get some fresh air, and you go back inside to get some stuff

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Can my dog eat that?

Most of us are guilty of giving our dogs a taste of our dinner or sneaking them a little side treat from our snack, but is it really safe to feed our dogs table scraps? Short answer, yes and no. There

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How Often Should I Walk My Dog and Why?

Facts About Walking Your Dog Daily walks with your dog will not only strengthen your bond together but also gives you and the dog necessary physical and mental exercise. Playing in your backyard with your

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Bringing Home a Rescue Dog and the 3-3-3 Rule

Congratulations, you finally found the puppy or dog you want to adopt! I am super excited for you and I bet you can’t wait to bring your dog home from the shelter! But before you do, there are 4 things

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Rescue Dog Separation Anxiety Solutions

Rescue Dog Separation Anxiety Help You come home to find that your dog has escaped his crate and destroyed the couch. Or pacing and drooling in his crate so bad it’s flooded with saliva. And

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Foster Dog Tail – Prada the Hound Mix

We picked Prada up on February 12, 2017. She made the road trip all the way from Tennessee with a few other puppies, thanks to all the volunteer drivers that took the time to save this group of dogs. Prada

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Life-Changing Dog Training – The Place Command

My dogs go crazy when the doorbell rings, whether it be one of my kid’s friends or the UPS man. Can you relate? Screaming and yelling at the dogs to be quiet and go lay down… all while we “welcome”

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What Does It Mean to Be a Pack Leader for Your Dog?

Your Pack is Your Family I believe there are some misconceptions around the pack leader phrase. Being your dog’s pack leader is NOT about dominating or being cruel to your dog. I would never endorse

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Our Foster Dog Tail about Suzie, a Golden Shepherd Mix

It always peaks my interest on how shelters and rescues come up with the breed of a dog! Suzie was labeled a Golden Retriever and German Shepherd Mix… but she was small at only 30 lbs when we picked

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Our Adoption Tail about Bear the Yellow Lab

Okay, so Bear is not a foster tail, but an adoption story 🙂 Even though not a foster dog, he’s still a big part of our story. It took a few months after losing our resident dog, JJ, to an inoperable

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Foster Dog Tail about Mocha, the Chocolate Lab

Mocha was a total sweetheart of a dog. She came from Tennessee, like many of the other dogs we have fostered. We had Mocha for about a month. She was very timid and unsure of herself, but with the help

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Foster Dog Tail that Turned Into an Adoption Tail

Ginger – the German Shepherd Mutt Ever since my daughter was 2 or 3 years old she wanted a dog of her own. It’s part of why we started fostering. Even though we already had a rottie/lab mix,

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Foster Dog Tail about Georgia the Mutt

Georgia was our foster dog for a very short 3 weeks before getting adopted. She was about 1 year old and came from Tennessee to Fetch WI. We had her for such a short time, we had to have her spayed and

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Our Foster Dog Tail about Lab Mix Puppies

As a foster home for a local rescue, we see a lot of dogs that need foster homes. Our first foster dog, Silla was a 10-year-old black lab. We had her for almost 5 months, so I think I was ready for a puppy

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Silla – the Black Lab

Silla was our first foster dog. She was 10 years old when her owner decided to surrender her to Fetch. She apparently was not getting along with the newly adopted herding dog and the owner decided it was

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