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September Newsletter

Posted by Teri Jaymes on

Canine First Aid Basics recognizing pain in your dog September is Animal Pain Awareness Month Created by the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) to focus on pain prevention, management and treatment in animals. Just like in humans, pain is an indication there is something wrong. But unlike most humans, dogs will often conceal their pain and discomfort until it becomes severe. potential signs your dog is in pain ~  Growling ~  Whimpering ~  Howling ~  Biting and Snapping ~  Guarding Behavior Decreased Social Interaction & Activity ~  Becominganxious,depressedorwithdrawn ~  Negative reactions to being touched, picked up or held...

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Still Dragging Your Best Friend Around by the Neck?

Posted by Teri Jaymes on

Why I say that, well think about the physiology of your neck! It is for the most part the same as that of a dogs neck.  The Vertebrae, Oesophagus, Trachea, Thyroid Gland, External Jugular Vein are all in very similar places to that of humans.   Collars are easy throw a rope or expensive piece of leather or webbing around a dogs neck and drag them along.  Dogs/puppies quickly learn the game and then drag us around. So let me go through the list of injuries that are caused by collars, Neck Injuries, Ear and Eye Issues, Hypothyroidism, Malfunction of...

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New Fun Toys

Posted by Teri Jaymes on

New Fun Toys

We've been having way too much fun in the shop.  You'll see an assortment of new items.   Super Tugs, I call them that because we offer them with different handle lengths.  I like the longer handles with my dogs because it helps reduce neck strain to the dog and less strain on my shoulder.  When the dog rips and tears back and forth, I let the length do the work for me and just don't pull against the tug.  It's easier on both of us.  If you have little dogs it's great because you don't have to get down...

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New Speed Buckle for Petite to Large Dogs

Posted by Teri Jaymes on

 Get Happy!  The New Speed Buckle is here.  We have been looking for a better option than the side release buckles, it needed to be opened or closed with one hand, be low profile and at the same time be strong.  Well it all came together in this New Speed Buckle.  I made the first one for Jeanne to use on Lola, she has MS and struggles with limited dexterity.  She's become a huge fan of this buckle, it's made getting the harness on and off Lola so easy.   Some very special agility friends have been testing these buckles...

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New Speed Clip for Little Dogs

Posted by Teri Jaymes on

We've been looking for some time for buckle options for our harnesses for people with limited dexterity.  Our criteria was that it must be able to be used one handed, be strong, not unbuckle accidentally and be low profile.  We found a wonderful option for the Size Petite to Large Dogs our new speed buckle met all the criteria.  We put them on our dogs and gave them to some our awesome agility friends.  They travel with their dogs a lot and are constantly taking the harness off and putting back on through the course of a day.  Everyone reported...

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