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Fall Races for you and your Dog

September Races: 9/24:  Watkinsville, Georgia – 9th Annual Athens Run for the Dogs 5K (this event to help "Canine Companions for Independence" starts at Ocones Veterans Park.  Dog are welcome!) …

Insuring your Dog?…part #5 (Bottom Line/Handy links)

Part #5:  What's the bottom line on insuring your dog? First, it is a personal decision and depends a lot on your lifestyle, breed of dog, etc. So, no stigma, …

Insuring your Dog?…part #4 (“What ARE Pre-Existing Conditions?”)

Part #4:  "What is a Pre-existing" condition? Most pet insurance companies consider this an injury or an illness that was contracted, manifested, or incurred BEFORE the date of coverage.  This …

Insuring your Dog?…part #3 (when is the best time?)

Just as you do with your own health insurance, sooner is better when starting your dog on his own  insurance coverage. Why?…to avoid paying higher monthly premiums and problems with …

Insuring your Dog?…part #2 (filing a claim)

Some insurance companies do not make it easy for you to file a claim. You may need to bring THEIR form with you to the vet every time and have …

Insuring your Dog?…Yes or No

Part #1:  Insuring your Dog, Yes or No? A loyal blog follower recently suggested "insurance for your dog" as a topic.  I really hadn't thought much about the "need", since …

Who’s looking after your Dog?

Part #10:  "Dogs and Babies…Preparing your dog for a New Arrival" Make arrangements for the care of your dog while you are at the hospital and shortly after as well. …

“Yummy” Smells-Part #9 in the Series (Dogs and Babies)

Yummy smells (associating your dog with good smells for better control) When you bring your baby home, have your dog leashed for more control.  Allow him to smell from a safe …

There are “scents” and there are “SCENTS”!

Part #8: "Dogs and Babies…Preparing your Dog for a New Arrival" Today's blog may seem a little strange…"scents"…but this topic was sent in by a loyal blog fan of www.dogjogger.com …

Sounds and Sites of Kids’ playing?…Get your dog use to it!

Part #7:  Expose your dog to sounds of kids playing.  Nothing can "unnerve" your dog like the sounds of kids playing.  Their laughter, squeals, shouts, etc. can have a disturbing …