COVID-Related Separation Anxiety When Returning to the Workplace

Amber Johnson-Drake
COVID has had an impact on all of us including our pets. For us, staying home meant a substantial reduction in our interactions with other people. Our pets, on the other hand, likely gained a significant amount of socialization time. They undoubtedly embraced the extra time and attention they received as a result of our increased presence at home. However, when pet owners return to work, it's not easy for them to understand why we are no longer able to be around as frequently.

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CLAWGUARD launches Universal Scratch Shields

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The announcement comes in response to the recent increase in pet adoptions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and an increase in the potential for damage around the home. Knowing this expensive damage is one of the leading reasons families return their pets to shelters and rescues, CLAWGUARD did what it does best: create an affordable solution to foster better relationships between families and their pets. This time, it’s through CLAWGUARD Universal Scratch Shields.

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Training Tips For Dog Owners

Robbi Hess
January is Dog Training Month and because of that we wanted to talk a little bit about the things that pet parents can do to train their dogs to be the best dogs they can be! Whether you’re training a dog to run agility, work in hospitals as therapy dogs, or to “sit” “stay” and “come” when you ask them to, training our dogs is an ideal way to deepen our bond with them.

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Protect Your Home Or Apartment: Top Uses For CLAWGUARD’s Ultimate Pet Scratch Products

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As pet parents we know our pets don’t cause damage to our homes out of spite. They get bored. They get excited and they damage property. As a pet parent it’s up to us to train away “bad” behaviors through positive reinforcement, but it can’t hurt to use CLAWGUARD Door Shields or CLAWGUARD Protective Tape as a way to further protect the investment in our homes or in the security deposit we paid on our apartment.

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Protect Your Apartment: Save Your Pet Security Deposit

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When you’re looking for an apartment, you may find it’s not easy to find one that will accept you and your beloved fur-kids. The reason for this is the landlord has been burned in the past by tenants with ill-behaved dogs. You may also find an ideal apartment, but find the pet security deposit and additional rent you have to pay because you have pets puts the apartment financially out of reach.

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Top 5 Ways to Have Fun with Your High Energy Dog

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Whether accidentally or by choice, if you’ve found yourself the loving pet parent of a high energy dog, it might feel like you’re in over your head. While high energy dogs are a lot of fun, and usually very friendly, it can be overwhelming to have to live with one day in and day out. But before you throw in the towel, consider throwing something else that will help both of you with your frustration and bring those energy levels down a few notches.

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Top 10 Things To Do When Your Dog Goes AWOL

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Whether it’s scaling a fence, getting loose from a leash, or dashing out the front door, a pet parent’s worst nightmare is the moment they realize their precious fur baby has gone missing. Having your dog go AWOL (absent without a leash) is one of the scariest and most dreaded moments of owning a pet. 

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Stop Your Dog from Barking at the Doorbell

Kevin Dixon
Dog trainer extraordinaire Angel Wasserman of Paws in Training, who previously shared tips of working with a dog trainer, is back with a video on teaching your dog that the sound of the doorbell is nothing to get excited about. Watch Angle help a household of 8 dogs who go nuts each time the bell is rung. 

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Finding and Working with a Dog Trainer

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Angel is a certified behavior consultant and dog trainer who owns Paws in Training in Raleigh, North Carolina. With has more than 13 years of experience as a professional dog trainer, Angel has great insights into how to select the right dog trainer for you and your pet, and how to make the training stick.

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