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All Chance's Corner Posts
Going out of town is stressful. Trying to find a place to board your dog makes it worse. Let me help with that.
Looking for an affordable place to board your pup while you're out of town? Or maybe a doggy daycare in the Valley? We got you covered.
Do you ever wonder if you're really getting the best deal at the pet store? I compared six retailers to find out who really has the best prices on dog supplies, and you probably haven't heard of the winner!
If your dog or cat gets loose in Los Angeles, microchipping is absolutely the best way to get him or her back.
I was going window-shopping, I swear. I can't be held responsible for this monster.
Did you just adopt a dog? Did you immediately afterward realize you have no idea what you're doing? Don't worry. This series is intended to get you through the first hour, first day, first week, and first vet visit with your new best friend. Part 1 will cover the supplies I suggest you pick up before you and Puppy even go home.
You've just brought home a brand-new dog...what do you do first? In Part 2 of the Quick-Start Guide series, I'll give you my suggestions on how to introduce Puppy to his new home, a few basic routines to establish, and how to settle him in for his first night.
In the third installment of the Quick-Start Guide series, we'll take a look at the most important issues you'll want to address with Puppy right away--health insurance, choosing a vet, microchipping, leaving Puppy alone, and car safety.
Your brand-new dog is settled in to his brand-new forever home, and it's time to take him for his very first check-up! In the fourth part of the Quick-Start Guide series, I'll help you prepare for your vet visit with Puppy--what to bring, questions to ask, and questions you maybe shouldn't ask right away...
Wish you could know what your dog's up to while you're out of the house? It's easier than you might think to find out!
Before you go anywhere else for dog training (especially if you are a first-time dog owner), find out why I cannot recommend Matt Beisner enough!
Where to furnish your home like a grown-up (when you don't really have a grown-up budget).
Because no one's gonna donate to your "my dog has cancer" Kickstarter. UPDATED: Now includes my experience with Healthy Paws after Chance had to have TPLO surgery!
If you put your dog's poop in the green bin, you're doing more harm than good!