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Being A Good Urban Dog Parent

Living in a city has its own unique challenges. As Wagsburgh is located in the heart of the North Side, I thought I’d address this with my first column. Some things to think about when you live with a dog in a city are: what do you do with your dog when you are not home, what equipment should you use to walk your dog, and what cues should you teach your dog to be a good urban citizen? Most of us leave our dogs loose in our houses when we leave. But, many use crates. Still, others have doggie…

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How To Stop Play Biting

Some people may think playful kitten nips are cute…but it’s not so cute when they get older and the bite lands you in the hospital with a nasty infection. Cats, especially kittens, need to hunt/play but some may not have been taught what are appropriate play objects and what are not. You can help prevent play aggression by using a teaser toy or wand toy when playing instead of using your hands. By using your hands, you are teaching your cat that your hands are play objects and they will nip or chew on your hands when they feel the…