Monthly Archives: March 2020

Cats and dogs abandoned at the start of the coronavirus outbreak are now starving or being killed

(CNN)The novel coronavirus has infected more than 100,000 people around the globe, killing more than 4,000. But it’s not just humans impacted by the spread of the pandemic. Many animals in Wuhan, the Chinese city that is the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, have died or are at risk of dying after residents evacuated their homes in the wake of…

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First dog to test positive for coronavirus has died in Hong Kong

First dog to test positive for coronavirus has died in Hong Kong

The first known dog to test positive for the coronavirus has died in Hong Kong after apparently recovering from the disease, according to a local report. The pooch, a 17-year-old Pomeranian, passed away Monday after being returned home to its owner following a government quarantine and a negative test for the virus, the South China Morning Post reported. The dog belonged to a…

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How to care for pets during the coronavirus outbreak

How to care for pets during the coronavirus outbreak

While the veterinary community is still dealing largely with unknowns amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, most of what they do know might come as a relief to pet owners. COVID-19, a potentially deadly respiratory illness, is believed to have originated from exotic animal food markets in Wuhan, China — but domestic dogs and cats themselves do not appear to be carriers. The American Veterinary Medical Association is currently…

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PATIENCE

PATIENCE By Sydney Categories: How Dogs Learn, Mindfulness Musings December 29, 2018 A New Year As we come to the end of this year and look forward to… WAIT! (cue sound of screeching breaks). Let’s pause for a moment and consider the last sentence, specifically the words ‘look forward’. Merriam Webster’s definition of the word patience is “the capacity to accept or tolerate…

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WATCH OUT FOR PROBLEM PATTERNS

WATCH OUT FOR PROBLEM PATTERNS By Sydney Categories: Socialization, Prevention, Junior Obedience January 8, 2019 Prevent – It’s a thing Brushing, flossing and visiting the dentist helps us maintain healthy teeth and prevent gum disease. If we don’t brush our teeth one night we won’t suffer the next day. However complications may come later on in our life if we miss years of proper oral…

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I SIT. YOU SIT.

I SIT. YOU SIT. By Sydney Categories: How Dogs Learn, Junior Obedience January 30, 2019 Watch Me Move Body language is the subtext for us humans but for our pups, it is their first language. They take their cues from other dog’s body postures and subtle movements as well as being masters at watching people move. We can inadvertently appear threatening to a…

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ANNOUNCING LIVE WEBINAR WITH Q&A

ANNOUNCING LIVE WEBINAR WITH Q&A

ANNOUNCING LIVE WEBINAR WITH Q&A By Peg and Sydney Categories: UP News Bulletin, Live Webinar + Q&A February 26, 2019 You’re Lucky You’re Cute Join us on March 20th, 2019 at 2 PM EST for You’re Lucky You’re Cute. This webinar is for you if: • You are thinking of getting a puppy • You are waiting for the arrival of your puppy •…

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HAS YOUR PUPPY TAKEN OVER YOUR MORNINGS?

HAS YOUR PUPPY TAKEN OVER YOUR MORNINGS?

HAS YOUR PUPPY TAKEN OVER YOUR MORNINGS? By Sydney Categories: How Dogs Learn, Prevention, Mindfulness Musings April 17, 2019 How Will You Greet The Day? Good Morning Sunshine! Or is it? A few extra minutes for yourself in the morning can make a big difference in how your day goes. If your morning routine with the new puppy is starting to get you down…

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