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How to Help Your Nervous Dog Meet House Guests

How to Help Your Nervous Dog Meet House Guests

Most dogs bark when the doorbell rings. Ideally, once the guest walks in and says hi, all the excitement stops. However, this isn’t always the case. Some dogs remain fearful and nervous when strangers, or even familiar people, come over. These dogs might continuously...

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How to Crate Train Your Sidekick

How to Crate Train Your Sidekick

Some dogs love their crates without any training. Yea, they do exist! Both my dogs took to the crate no problem! But some dogs may need some help and some dogs may downright have severe anxieties about being confined.   Here are my steps to creating a crate-loving...

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To Crate or Not to Crate?

To Crate or Not to Crate?

Are you pro-crate or anti-crate? Well, I’m pro-crate and I’m here to tell you why.   The most common argument I hear against the crate is all about the pet parent: “I feel bad for confining him all day.” I get it, but there are so many other safety reasons and...

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Back to School Puppy Blues

Back to School Puppy Blues

With the calendar rolling over into August, it’s time to get the human children ready for school- get those school supplies, shop for that new wardrobe, and schedule the carpool! But what about our furry children? Surprisingly, back to school time can be a time of...

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Beat the Heat: Summer Enrichment Activities

Beat the Heat: Summer Enrichment Activities

With these Texas temperatures, we have to get creative with how to stimulate our Sidekicks . A long walk outdoors may not be a safe option, so here are a few new ideas to try out!  Bobbing for treats/fruit- If your dog is new to this activity, start off...

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Heat Stroke- A Preventable Fatality

Heat Stroke- A Preventable Fatality

I know, the title is heavy. But this issue is important because a harmless midday walk can easily turn into a life or death situation in a matter of minutes. And it can all be prevented.   As if getting our Sidekicks exercise wasn’t hard enough due...

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The Truth About Cats and Dogs

The Truth About Cats and Dogs

Having a furry creature who doesn’t speak English living in your home can be confusing at times. Even more confusing is having TWO furry creatures of a different species who also don’t speak the same language as each other. As a pet sitter and...

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