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January 2012

Posted on January 31, 2012 by

National Pet Dental Health Month

It’s here….we started a little early, but tomorrow 2/1/2012 marks the official beginning of National Pet Dental Health Month. Why a whole month devoted to pet dental care? Because it is just THAT important to your pet’s health. Poor oral health can take years off a cat or dog’s life as well as causing pain, […]

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Posted on January 31, 2012 by

Trainer Tips: Don’t Buy a Dog Online

“Part of the problem today is all the online buying – there isn’t a reputable breeder who makes a sale online. Sure, great breeders may have wonderful websites to promote their dogs – but they don’t sell them just like that online. Do homework. A lot more research goes into purchasing a new car, compared […]

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Posted on January 30, 2012 by

Trainer Tips: Love All Dogs, Not Just Yours

“It drives me crazy: People say they love dogs – and they do love their dog – but what are they thinking? When people purchase from a pet store, don’t they realize they’re perpetuating puppy mills? Look at the bigger picture! Or in New York City, blue French Bulldogs are now a trend, selling for […]

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Posted on January 28, 2012 by

Trainer Tips: Stop That Hurtful Training

“There’s never an excuse to hurt a dog when you train a dog – that is my No. 1 message. No. 2: Force isn’t necessary to train; motivate dogs using treats or toys, or use clicker training. Message No. 3: In my lifetime, we’ve learned much about the benefits of the human/animal bond – an […]

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Posted on January 27, 2012 by

Trainer Tips: Let Dogs Help Your Doctor

“Dogs have an extraordinary capacity to make our lives better in ways we couldn’t have imagined only a few decades ago, from detecting cancers to telling us when there’s a diabetic high or low. [At Canine Assistants, dogs are trained to help people when an epileptic seizure occurs; about 90% of them learn on their […]

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Posted on January 27, 2012 by

News of Interest

Do Pets Have Souls? It’s a topic of contemplation and discussion, and now is the subject of a current court case in New York.  Link here for a more detailed article. What do you think?

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Posted on January 26, 2012 by

Trainer Tips: Accentuate the Positive

“We must stop dominance-based and punitive training methods. There’s no science there, and dogs don’t learn anything except to fear us. Positive training techniques work; not to mention they are more humane, enhancing the relationship with your dog instead of destroying it. If dogs are our best friends, they deserve our kindness and respect. I […]

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Posted on January 20, 2012 by

It’s No Laughing Matter

It’s no laughing matter, but this YouTubeVideo gets its message about spaying and neutering cats across with a smile. Share with friends and pass the message along. Did you know that one male and one female and their progeny if allowed to procreate without intervention can lead to 225,000 cats after five years? There’s not […]

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Posted on January 18, 2012 by

The Best Kind of Prescription – Unconditional Love

Think of it as a Petscription! Park Hill Veterinary Medical Center is partnering with the Dumb Friends League to help you welcome a new pet into your life.  When you are ready, your next pet can be hand-picked for you—based on your preferences.  Here’s how it works: You contact Direct Pet Connect at directpetconnect@ddfl.org or (720) 252-8884. They […]

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Posted on January 9, 2012 by

The Tooth of the Matter

Have you kissed your pet lately? Are you drawing back because it smells yucky? Well, you are in luck…help is here. While here at Park Hill Veterinary Medical Center, we believe that every month is Pet Dental Health Month, February is the National event and we are joining in with a couple of specials. Read […]

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