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Dogs Will Be Dogs – Baby labs born to Penny on July 18, 2016

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Dogs Will Be Dogs – Jackson was named after Jackson Hole.  It’s no wonder he loves to hike.  Hiking is a great way to keep your dog active and fit.  It also helps wear them out for a bit when they’re active puppies.  Those of you that have active puppies know exactly what I’m talking about.

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Dogs Will Be Dogs – Gypsy in the morning watching sees me until she sees me peek.

Gypsy in the morning

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Dogs Will Be Dogs – Jenny had 10 puppy labs. They were born on July 18, 2016.  You can meet them this weekend at Kipona Festival on City Island.  They’ll be in the kissing booth!

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Dogs Will Be Dogs – Does anyone else have this issue upon returning from the grocery store?

GSPs looking for treats

Flying Dog

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FLYING DOG – This is Simba’s cousin, Jackson.  He lives in Utah.  He is one year old.

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Dog Boredom and Separation Anxiety

Dog Boredom and Separation Anxiety

Remember Gypsy?  The puppy I adopted last November.  Next month she will beGypsy celebrating her first year birthday.  She has come a long way from being that scared and skittish puppy I drove home across three states.  As most GSPs she is very active but also enjoys her downtime more than Simba ever did.  My biggest issue is that she tends to get bored.  While I’m home, she enjoys playing with her toys.  They have a large toy box and she will pull out each one and play with it a while or get Simba to play tug-a-war with her and then she goes for the next one.  They also have a basket with about 50 chew bones which she tends to do the same with.  She also likes to annoy Simba when she tires of entertaining herself.  Simba likes to play when she feels like it and it’s not always when Gypsy feels like it.  The both get along beautifully.  They do play quite a bit, however, Simba is now nine years old and gets tired more.  When I am away from the house, it’s a whole other Continue reading

Healthy Dog Treats

SPINACH, CARROT, & ZUCCHINI DOG TREATS

Simba and Gypsy absolutely love these treats.  I decided to share them because they have been such a hit with them and I feel no guilt giving them more than one because they are all natural and good for them.

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Spinach, Carrot & Zucchini Dog Treats Via DamnDelicious

Puppy Mange – Skin Disorder

Puppy Mange – Skin Disorder

GypsyAfter a couple of months of Gypsy being home I noticed that she was beginning to scratch and nibble on herself more and more.  GSP’s are known for having more allergies than other breeds.  When Simba was younger, she too suffered from different skin allergies.  The next couple of weeks, I noticed Gypsy was beginning to show puppy mangebare spots around her face and some spots on her back legs.  Gypsy was diagnosed as having Puppy Mange by her vet after performing skin graphs from a couple of areas.  Puppy Mange (Demodectic Mange” also known as Canine Scabies.  It is caused by Continue reading

DOG NAIL TRIMMING

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by Naomi Heck, M.Ed., CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA

NAIL TRIMMING WITH CHASE