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Understanding Fear in Dogs By Linda J. Brodzik Fear and fear related behaviors displayed by companion dogs are the most common behavior concerns I work with. Fear in dogs can be mild and seemingly insignificant, or extreme, causing great disruption … Continue reading

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Dog and Cat Limits

City Number of Animals Allowed per Household License Needed for: Where to Purchase Apple Valley 952-953-2700 3 dogs, need license for more 3 cats Dogs Police Department Bloomington 952-948-3942 4 animals, any combination Dogs Cats City Hall Burnsville 952-894-3647 2 … Continue reading

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Shots and Vet care for dogs

General Health Procedures-Dogs and Puppies Congratulations on your new dog or puppy! It is always a good idea to take your adopted pet to see your veterinarian within a few days of you adopting them. Many vets will offer a … Continue reading

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Where can I live with my pet anywhere in the country?

There is no reason you cannot take your dog or cat with you.. As per the Humane Society of the United States , the local Humane Societies mentioned in this section below all have lists of pet-friendly apartment communities in … Continue reading

Policies for fostering dogs or pups

All your own dogs must be spayed or neutered, current with DHPP, Bordatella and heartworm negative. Rabies is required by your city! You are currently not over the city limit for the number of dogs you own. You can foster … Continue reading

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How long will the dog take to adjust to us and us to the dog????

Three Ways to Confuse a New Dog June 9, 2014 “Three days, three weeks, three months.” That’s the mantra of many dog trainers and behaviorists, when welcoming a new dog into their household. The “magic of threes” is especially relevant … Continue reading

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