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Dog Pain- The Ultimate Guide

Dog Pain- The Ultimate Guide

It’s a well-established fact that dogs are adept at sensing their owners’ moods and frame of mind, reacting in ways that signal to understand. Are we the same way? Learn all about dog pain in our ultimate guide!
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SitStay Blog 2016 Gear Awards

2016 Top Gear Awards

Check out this list for our most popular gear of the year! There's something here for dogs big and small.

 

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How to greet a dog to prevent dog bites

How to greet a dog to prevent dog bites

Dogs of any breed or any size may find that kisses and hugs, pinching of their cheeks, or hands are thrown in their face as an invitation for a sniff can be alarming acts.
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Keeping Your Dog Entertained When They are Home Alone

Keeping Your Dog Entertained When They are Home Alone

Although dogs are social animals, it’s not always possible for them to spend time with their families. Dogs who are left home alone can become frustrated or bored without social interaction, which can lead to destructive behaviors, such as chewing. Making sure your dog stays busy while you away lower this risk and helps ensure that you have a happy pet to come home to. Here are a few ways that you can keep your dog occupied when you’re gone. 
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How to Help Your Dog with Storm Phobia

How to Help Your Dog with Storm Phobia

Storm phobia in dogs is no laughing matter. The sounds of thunder, pouring rain and intense lightning can trigger extreme anxiety in your pet. Although you know he is not really in danger, a dog afflicted with this phobia can actually hurt himself and others, not to mention the damage he can cause to property, in an effort to escape the “threat.” Here are some tips to try to stop your dog’s thunderstorm phobia in its tracks
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10 Summer Tips to Protect Fido this Summer

10 Summer Tips to Protect Fido this Summer

Summer brings opportunities for family get-togethers, traveling, and soaking up some rays, but it's also a dangerous season for dogs. From parasites to water to fireworks, there's a lot of dangers that you need to be mindful of as a dog owner. Here are 10 tips to protect Fido this summer:
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What's Stressing Your Dog Out? Understanding Anxiety

Anxiety is a very intrusive problem in the lives of humans and in the lives of their canine family members. How can you help your furry counterparts handle their phobias? Here are some suggestions on how to bring security and reassurance to your anxious pet.
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Apartments and Dogs - How to survive close quarters

City and apartment dwellers sometimes lack the luxury of having a yard which can come at a premium in some places. However, this does not necessary mean that your pet can’t enjoy the outdoors and exercise.
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Advice on maintaining your dog’s dental health

Have you ever been having a nice game of fetch or tug of war when all of a sudden you catch a whiff of your dog’s bad breath? While it’s easy to tease our dogs about needing a breath mint, we shouldn’t brush off our pets' bad breath. Bad breath may be a sign of more serious problems, such as damage to our pet’s teeth and gums, or even internal organs, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.
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How to teach a dog to heel

Simple, Quick, and Fun How To Teach Your Dog to Heel

Walking is extremely beneficial for your dog, and for you! Most dogs are not born knowing the proper way to follow or heel while going on a walk. It is up to us to teach them this valuable skill which makes everyone happier and healthier in the long run! 

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How To Most Effectively Use Dog Training Treats, What's The Best?

How To Most Effectively Use Dog Training Treats, What's The Best?

There are many tools you can use when teaching your dog. One of the simplest and best tools is dog training treats. A good reward sends a clear message to your dog that he or she is doing the right thing. Training treats work best for dogs that are food motivated.
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How To Build A Great Relationship With Your Dog

With the season of love in the air and spring quickly following, it is not only important but necessary to make sure you and your pup’s relationship are the strongest and best it possibly can be! SitStay offers a few tips and tricks to making sure he or she truly is man’s best friend!
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More Advanced Commands All Dogs Should Know

In our one of our last blogs, The First 4 Commands Every Dog Needs To Know, we discussed a few of the most important commands that every dog needs to know. The commands that we discussed in our previous blog include sit, stay, lie down, and come.
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Top 5 Best Dog Training Super Tips For Beginners

Training your dog is an important part of being a responsible pet owner. It’s also a fun way to bond with your furry friend. The following tips can help you get started on obedience training, whether or not you've had any prior experience with dog training.
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The Importance of Dog Training Tools

Dogs are wonderful creatures, and they bring so much love and joy to our lives. So many dogs have amazing personalities, but without proper training, many dogs can develop unwelcome behaviors. These behaviors can be frustrating for you and for your dog. It is never too late to start training. Many people are operating under the misconception that an older dog cannot be trained. While it is harder to train an older dog, it can be done and we can help.
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The First 4 Dog Commands Every Pup Needs To Know

The First 4 Dog Commands Every Pup Needs To Know

Dogs like to know their place within the pack. One of the best ways to reinforce your place as the pack leader is by teaching your pup some simple dog commands. Sometimes it is hard to know where to start when training your dog on new commands.Let us help!
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Get Ready! January is National Train Your Dog Month

January is National Train Your Dog Month and us at SitStay.com are celebrating with some great articles to help you along the journey of training your dog. This month also brings great offers on our favorite dog training treats.
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