October Pet Of The Month: Ulysses!

Hello everyone!  My name is Ulysses but most people know me as Uly (also known as Cutie Uly, Uly Buly, and Good Boy).  I’ve been a part of the Canine Companion LA family since just about the beginning so lots of people know me and I know most of the other pups.  Many people see…

Easy & Festive Fall Dog Treats!

Fall is here and Halloween is just around the corner.  There will be lots of candy and treats for everyone, except your pups!  We can’t have our furry family members left out this season so we found some festive DIY treats for them.  It’s not fall without pumpkin so try out these peanut butter and…

3 Ways You May Be Annoying Your Pup

We all love our pets to the moon and back and only want the best for them.  We spoil them however we can and try to give them the best dog life out there- they are our fur babies after all.  Sometimes though, what we feel is best for them isn’t always the case.  It…

How To Handle Dog Seizures

Have you ever seen your dog or any dog have a seizure?  It can be scary, terrifying even especially if it’s your first time witnessing it.  Seizures for dogs are more common than you may realize.  It is one of the most routinely reported neurological conditions for dogs according to the VCA Animal Hospital.  A…

How To Get Your Pet In Shape

Have you noticed your pet has put on a couple extra pounds recently?  Or maybe they’ve always been a little chunky!  Don’t worry he or she is not the only one.  About 45% of all dogs are overweight in the U.S.; that’s approximately 35 million!  Keeping your dog fit and healthy will allow them to…

September Pet Of The Month: KYLIE!

Hi everybody it’s me Kylie!  I’m a nine-year old shepherd with big ears and blue eyes.  I know what you’re thinking, I look great for my age, and thank you!  I get lots of comments on my ears and eyes too.  My parents think I’m pretty cute.  I’ve been with them just about my entire…

Why Is My Dog Eating Grass?!

Have you noticed your dog grazing on grass or some plants?  It’s a pretty common sighting for quite a few dog parents.  The good news is it doesn’t necessarily mean anything is wrong with your dog!  The answer may be simply that they enjoy the taste.  Most experts advise that consuming grass is pretty normal…

Does Your Dog Have Separation Anxiety?

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Some dogs experience separation anxiety when they are away from their owners. They can exhibit dangerous and disruptive behavior at different levels.  Some dogs may bark incessantly, go to the bathroom in the house, tear up furniture, scratch at doors and floors, or try and escape.  However this condition is rare and most dogs have learned separation anxiety.   …

Top Three Brain Games For Your Dog!

Whether your dog is an Einstein pup or a little on the lazier side, there are ways to keep your dog busy and learning at the same time.  Dogs were bred for many different things, some for hunting or searching or even herding.  Nowadays the most mental stimulation our animals get is on their walks…

4 Things To Know About Your Aging Dog

Have you noticed some changes in your dog?  Signs of your dogs age can be obvious or sometimes harder to detect. If your dog is getting into an older age it’s good to know the signs of aging to help your dog maintain a comfortable lifestyle.  A senior dog varies on the dog’s breed and…