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#Kahooligan Story: Monkey

Monkey is an adorable lab who lives a couple blocks away from the Huntington Beach Kahoots. Monkey initially visited Kahoots with his family because he has many food allergies, including chicken and grains, and his parents had trouble finding food that worked for him. The Huntington Beach Kahooligans were able to find two types of […]

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Pepper – A True #Kahooligan Success Story

When Connie of Renaissance Equine Therapy met Pepper, her heart ached for the beautiful horse. He was neglected and malnourished, with lifeless eyes, unhealthy hooves and a dry mane. Pepper was lethargic and had sores on his neck. Clearly in need of care, Connie rescued Pepper and brought him to Renaissance’s grounds in Ramona. Pepper […]

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Health Tips for Puppies

A New Puppy! Here is What You Will Need I see you just got a new dog! There is nothing more heartwarming than a brand new puppy. Although they can be mischievous creatures (who very well might chew on your socks and furniture), they are also an incredible little being that will sit, listen, and […]

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Is your dog employed?

For the last five weeks I have written about how to train behaviors such as “Recall” and “Loose leash walking” and how to address certain problematic behaviors like jumping and barking. Owning a dog isn’t just about “behaviors”. So this week we are going to discuss something that has dramatically changed the lives of dogs […]

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Teach your dog to come when called.

Training your dog to come to you on command is probably the most important behavior you can teach them. Not only is it for their safety, but it’s also so that you can take them places and let them run free. I’ll never forget when I took my 6 month-old Doberman, Bosco, to dog beach […]

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Your dog’s exercise is just as important as your own

IMPORTANCE OF DAILY EXERCISE Your dog’s daily exercise routine is just as important as your own. Just a few of the many benefits to daily exercise include weight management, reduced digestive problems, agility, and elimination of common behavior problems and hyperactivity. If not exercised properly, dogs can exhibit problems such as destructive behavior, hyperactivity, and […]

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Signs of an Ear Infection in Dogs or Cats

Has your pet ever scratched violently at his ear or shook his head and rubbed it against the ground?  Or even worse, perhaps there’s an unpleasant odor emanating throughout the house. You look down at your basset hound, “Clyde,” and say, “What’s going on with you?” Ear infections can be uncomfortable and painful for your […]

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Simple trick to teach your dog not to jump

People take group dog training classes for three main reasons: to train their dog to come to them, to train their dog to walk on a loose leash, and to teach their dog not to jump. During week three of Basic Manners class, I ask everyone this question, “how many of your dogs jump on […]

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