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You CAN Teach Owners New Tricks

Last Updated on 6 months by Dr. Shannon Barrett What’s the secret to a well-behaved dog? The answer has been in front of you all along! As school resumes, your children are not the only ones that benefit from education. Although “Sit”, “Stay”, “Come” may seem elementary training for your dog to know, it’s amazing how many dogs I encounter that have trouble with these basic commands. All dogs want to please their owners but

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Wet Dogs and Hot Spots

Last Updated on 6 months by Dr. Shannon Barrett Beach, swimming and waves, oh my! That sounds like a great summer for you, but what about your dog? Luckily, these are all activities that you can both enjoy as long as appropriate precautions are taken. Taking your dog to the beach can be one of the best parts of summer for you and your furry friend. Letting them go for a swim is a great

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Best Tips for Anxiety in Dogs

Last Updated on 6 months by Dr. Shannon Barrett We have lots of patients with anxiety. This can range from shaking when they hear a loud noise to barking as soon as you leave the house. It’s upsetting for everyone (us as veterinarians and you as owners). Unfortunately, we don’t have anything that will “definitely” work for every dog. We do know that usually medications alone are not enough, we also have to employee other

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Dr. Shannon Barrett

Veterinarian with a Passion for Educating Pet Parents

Pets change our lives for the better and we are always trying to do the same for them. This site is a combination of tips and product recommendations to enhance the lives of our pets and the people owned by them.  Thanks for stopping by!

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