Articles

Helping You and Your Pet Become Best Friends for Life

The following list of articles provide useful information on caring for your pet. They can be viewed here on our web site or link to PDF files which are suitable for printing. Our Green Acres Newsletters are only available as PDF files. Please let us know if you find these articles helpful.

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Selecting A Pet Care Provider
On Being Pet Friendly

ABKA
Trends in Training - The Evolution of a Pet Care Professional (PDF)

Boarding

Book Lists
Books We Recommend
Books We Do NOT Recommend

Book Reviews
Dogs - Raymond and Lorna Coppinger
Don't Shoot the Dog - Karen Pryor
Living with Kids and Dogs - Colleen Pelar
On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals- Turid Rugaas
The Culture Clash - Jean Donaldson
The Other End of the Leash - Patricia McConnell
The Power of Positive Dog Training - Pat Miller

CAPPDT
Trends in Training - The Evolution of a Pet Care Professional (PDF)

Cat Behavior and Training
Grooming Your Cat
Inappropriate Elimination (Urination & Defecation)
Inappropriate Scratching
Getting Ready for Your New Cat or Kitten

Dog Behavior & Training
Accepting the Pet You Have
Biting & Bite Inhibition
Brambell's Five Freedoms
Canine Calming Signals and Stress
Chewing
Clicker Training – A Dogs Point of View
Definition of Dog Training
Dominance: Reality or Myth?
Grooming Your Dog
Help! My Puppy's A Land Shark!
Housetraining
How Do Dogs Communicate?
How I Trained A Chicken
Introduction to Canine Communication
Jumping
Kids and Dogs
Living With A Senior Dog
No Shock Collars! - Train with Your Brain, Not Pain
Ouch! The Shocking Truth About Shock Collars
Position Statement on the Use of Dominance and Punishment for the Training and Behavior Modification of Dogs
Recommended Books and Videos
Selecting A Dog Behavior Consultant
Socialization versus Vaccination by DR. R. K. Anderson
The Importance of Training Your Dog
Understanding Canine Stress
Veterinarians Say Never Use Shock
Veterinarians Concerned About Outdated and Confrontational  Advice Given by Cesar Millan The Dog Whisperer
Veterinarians Troubled by Merial (Frontline & HeartGard) Partnership with Cesar Millan
What Is A Therapy Dog?
What You Need to Know About Cesar Millan "The Dog Whisperer"
Why Do Our Dogs Work for Us?

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Grooming
Emergency Deskunking Instructions
Grooming Your Cat
Grooming Your Dog

Our Pets
Memories of my First Dog Trivia Thirty Five Years Later

Pet Health
An Overview of the Bach Flower Essences
Bach Rescue Remedy
Blood Work - Why It's Important and What It Means
Canine Flu
Fall & Winter Pet Care Tips

Rethinking Annual Vaccines
Spaying and Neutering
Summer Care Tips
Thyroid Disease in Pets

Pet Nutrition
A Comparison of Dry Dog Foods
Alternating Your Dogs Food Makes Sense
Criteria for Selecting A Pet Food
Myths About Pet Foods
The True Cost of A Pet Food
Understanding A Pet Food Ingredients List

Recipes
Dog Treats

Selecting A Pet
Finding the Right Dog and Breeder

Last Updated August 20, 2010
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