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How to Control Aggression in Dogs

Dogs have been man’s best friend since their wolf-y ancestors first discovered food was easier to get by following around human hunters. However well dogs have adjusted to domestication, they have retained some attributes and habits from their feral predecessors, including aggressive behaviors. Even the most docile of dogs can display aggression when confronted with […]

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Five Health Benefits of Teaching Your Dog New Tricks

January marks a new year, and renewed motivation for all the great things we hope to accomplish in the next 365 days. January also happens to be National Train Your Dog Month! If you just recently added a new furry family member to your home, training the dog may be one of those New Year’s […]

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Five Healthy Resolutions For You And Your Pet

Tips to help you include your pet in some healthy resolutions for 2015. Spending time with your pets should be a daily habit. Not only is it a way to express love to your pet, but there are a multitude of health benefits. Whether you’ve created a list of resolutions for the New Year, or […]

Tips for Adopting a Pet

Adopting a new pet is an exciting time, for both you and the pet. Rescuing a pet from a shelter is even more rewarding – you are saving the life of a loving dog or cat while also bringing joy to your home. Although, it can take some time and patience for both you and […]

How to be a responsible pet owner

CHECKLIST FOR RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERS Would you consider yourself a responsible pet owner?  February is National Responsible Pet Owner Month, something we hope all pet owners are committed to being before taking on a pet.  But sometimes even the most well-meaning pet owner needs to be reminded of the rules and guidelines to follow when […]

The Benefits of Adopting a Senior Pet

SENIOR PET ADOPTION AND OWNERSHIP LEADS TO YEARS OF COMPANIONSHIP AND LOVE. The care and well-being of Senior Pets is a growing concern across the United States.  PetFirst wants to help change this by discussing the list of benefits when it comes to adopting a Senior Pet. Less destruction and more manners:  Senior dogs and […]

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10 Safety Tips For Boating With Your Dog

Make sure you are prepared before you head out on the water as there are dangers even if your pet loves to swim. Here are some safety tips courtesy of VetStreet.com: Before you get on the Boat Develop a plan in case your dog goes overboard: Create a game plan before you even bring your […]

Choosing The Best Training For Your Pet

With all the different options available for you and your pet, how do you know which to choose? Several years ago when my oldest dog was still a pup, I opted for a more expensive in-house trainer because I thought that more money meant better training. Prior to selecting the trainer I didn’t really do […]