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10 Facts about Assistance Dogs

Sunday, August 6th, 2017 in Tips

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the federal law that guarantees the right for a disabled person to have access to public places for their dogs. State laws may broaden the rights guaranteed under the ADA but they may not restrict the rights. For Wisconsin state laws There are three types of Assistance Dogs: Guide, hearing, and…

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Why shaving is not good for double coated dogs.

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 in Tips

Double coated dogs have a longer top layer designed to shed water, snow, and ice.  The bottom layer is soft and fuzzy.  It is designed to keep the dog warm.  In the warmer weather, the dog will shed most of the bottom layer.  The top layer stays in place to insulate the dog from the heat and to prevent sunburn. As the…

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Dog Park Safety

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 in Tips

Make sure your dog is up to date on all shots both for their protection and the protection of others in the park.  Be sure your suite of vaccinations includes Bordatella.  Bordatella is an airborne virus and can be contracted through any contact with other dogs. Have a fecal done by your veterinarian  to determine…

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8 Tips for Keeping Your Dog or Cat Safe During a Tornado

Thursday, June 1st, 2017 in Tips

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), no community is immune from tornadoes. They’ve occurred in every state. They can drop down any day of the year, and at any hour. Wind speeds can exceed 250 mph with damage paths wider than a mile. Even with today’s advanced radar, NOAA says the average…

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