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Helping Your Shy Dog at the Veterinarian

September 10, 2013

Many dogs are perfectly comfortable going to new places and meeting new people, including the veterinarian. However, there are many dogs who are shy or fearful of new things…

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Anal Glands 101

August 22, 2013

Many people know that when dogs and cats scoot their rear on the ground or lick obsessively, it means that the anal glands may need to be checked and…

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Getting to Nail Trims, Part 3 and 4: Look, Ma, Two Hands!

June 11, 2013

After practicing steps 1 (http://www.grandavevet.com/blog/getting-nail-trims-part-i-good-touch) and 2 (http://www.grandavevet.com/blog/getting-nail-trims-part-ii-increasing-du…), you should be able to hold each of your dog’s paws for a count of 5.

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Getting to Nail Trims: Prologue

April 30, 2013

With some pets, everyday chores can be a struggle. In particular, many dogs don’t like their feet handled even when owners have worked hard to prevent this. Many dogs tolerate…

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Getting to Know: Chou Chou

April 10, 2012

The day was December 23, 2009. The UN climate summit in Copenhagen had just wrapped up. The subversion trial of a prominent Chinese dissident had just begun. An American airlines…

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