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Barking at the Mailman

Barking at the Mailman At one point we’ve all been the neighbor to someone with a dog who barks at everything. Walk out your door, and you are assaulted with the roaring challenge of an aggressive bark. If you’ve ever delivered door to door as a mailman, pizza delivery, or even a paper carrier you…

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Adding Another Dog to Your Home.

What to know before adding another Boxer Puppy to your family. Have you seen some cute Boxer puppies for sale but you already have a dog at home? You may imagine that they will simply be the best of friends when you bring the new puppy home, but there are things to consider. In most…

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Vaccinations

Vaccinations To make sure that your puppy will be protected against dangerous and sometimes fatal canine diseases, vaccinations are a crucial step. All puppies should be vaccinated otherwise they will most likely live short lives. Do not believe that just because your puppy is healthy and isn’t exposed to other dogs that they won’t be…

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Help! My Boxer has Fleas!

What to do to eradicate those critters! Well, folks, we are in the dog days of summer here in Ohio, and unfortunately, fleas flourish in a warm humid climate like this. So even if you have a brand-new Boxer Puppy who up until now has never had so much as an itch that needs scratching,…

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Why is My Boxer Puppy Eating Grass?

Debunking common myths Summer is in full swing here in Ohio and I am sure your new Boxer Puppy is enjoying playing outside. Now that the rain is subsiding, and the sun is shining we have beautiful green grass for your Boxer puppy to roll around and even take a nap in. Have you noticed…

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Giving the Dog a Bone

Why some bones are safe, and some are dangerous. There are 2 major factors that affect whether a bone is considered dangerous. Size, and Structure! Structure: The most dangerous element is the structure. When a meat bone is cooked it loses its calcium as well as the moisture (which evaporates as the bone cools). This…

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Chewing, and Nipping

Chewing and NippingHow To Keep Your Pup From Developing These Bad Habits. When you pup reaches about 4 months old, he or she will begin teething. (Keep in mind every pup is different, however if by age 6 months you do not notice signs of teething you may want to have him checked). When teething…

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Your Puppy’s Milestones!

What to expect as your puppy grows. Aging Milestones 8 weeks: More than likely this is when you picked up your new family member because this is the age, they are finally able to leave their mother. Your pup, at this stage, needs to be “free-fed” this means instead of having scheduled meal times just…

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Let’s Talk About Ears and Tails.

To crop or not to crop? That is the question! Ear cropping and tail docking are very controversial subjects! The ones who are against it oppose it strongly as being against nature. Then there are some who are for it, stating that it “upholds the breed customs”. Whether you are for it or against it,…

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House Training Your Pup

Step by Step Instructions for Success So many times, a family brings their new member home with great hopes, only to be disappointed by the problems that can occur from improper house training. How many times have you seen a family with a new pet, and a few months down the road you hear they…

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