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Dog Chewing: What’s Normal and What’s Not

Dog Chewing: What’s Normal and What’s Not Have you ever owned a puppy before? If so, it’s possible you’re familiar with the sight of walking into a horrific scene. Your sweet dog has chewed your favorite shoes to shred. But, yet, they’re still looking up at you with...

Choosing the perfect puppy

Choosing the perfect puppy. Before you bring home that new puppy, you need to ask yourself whether you’re the right human for her or him. Here are a few questions to consider. Do you have children? In that case, then you’ll need a kid-friendly pooch. Your...

Dog Barking: Why They Do It and What’s Normal

Dog Barking: Why They Do It and What’s Normal What do you think a dog is trying to tell you when they start barking? Some people may think it’s their way of saying “hello”. While a dog barking may scare the next person. One thing is for sure, it seems like most dogs...

Does Your Dog Hate Car Rides?

Does Your Dog Hate Car Rides? Understanding Car Riding Anxiety All dogs love car rides, right? They get to hang their head on the window. We’ve all seen the adorable pictures this leads to. But, for a lot of dogs, they have anxiety in the car. Honestly, they hate...

How to Become a Veterinary Technician

How to Become a Veterinary Technician This week is National Pet Week. National Pet Week is celebrated every first full week of May. Each year the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has a theme that goes with this week. The theme for this year is about...

The Top 5 Dogs for a Family

The Top 5 Dogs for a Family This week is National Pet Week. Which, of course, is the PERFECT week to add a dog to your family. But, there are so many dog breeds out there. How do you know which one will be the PERFECT fit for your family? With a little education,...

5 Ways to Teach Your Child Responsible Pet Care

5 Ways to Teach Your Child Responsible Pet Care This week is National Pet Week. The theme for this week, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), is helping pet owners practice responsible pet care. A fun way to celebrate National Pet Week, and...

How Dogs Can Benefit Those in Assisted Living

How Dogs Can Benefit Those in Assisted Living As we continue National Pet Week, we would like to let you know more about how dogs can help those in assisted living situations. According to the American Senior Communities blog, around 1 million seniors receive some...

Feeding a Raw Dog Food Diet

Feeding a Raw Dog Food Diet: The Pros and Cons This week is National Pet Week. Each year, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) adds a theme to National Pet Week. The theme for this year encourages responsible pet ownership. One of the ways that pet...

How to Choose a Veterinarian

National Pet Week: How to Choose a Veterinarian This week, May 7 – 13, is National Pet Week. Each year, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has a theme in relation to National Pet Week. This year the theme is dedicated to pet owners practicing...

Dog Behaviorist in Boston

Dog Behaviorist in Boston A dog behaviorist is someone who experienced in handling dogs that works to change their behavior. That’s exactly what you will find when you meet Alex with Off-Leash K9 Dog Training in Boston. Alex is an experienced dog behaviorist serving...

What is National Pet Week?

What is National Pet Week? National Pet Week is usually celebrated the first week of May. This year, National Pet Week is celebrated from May 7 – 13th, 2017. The American Veterinary Medical Association founded this week 35 years ago. Each year, the American...

Dog Obedience Training in Boston

Dog Obedience Training in Boston Are you looking for dog obedience training classes in Boston? If so, look no further. Off-Leash K9 Training is proud to offer training classes in dog obedience in the Boston area. In our “Basic Obedience Package” you and your dog will...

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

Leading 10 Reasons to Adopt out of a Pet Shelter 1. You spare a life. Most pets at the sanctuary require a second opportunity. They have been truly lost, surrendered or deserted. They are all unwanted and defenseless. You are providing a new future in a caring home....

International Guide Dog Day

Letting your Dog be your Guide Today, April 26, 2017 is International Guide Dog Day!  Being the second most popular pet in the United States, dogs are a well beloved and cherished member of many families’ households. In fact, most pet owners wouldn’t hesitate to say...