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Ask Crystal: Growing the Family: Puppy Intro Tips

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, We have a one-year-old male Bernese Mountain Dog. We are looking to add a second…
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Meet Arlo!

Today's Featured Friday Pet is Arlo! Arlo is our current collective crush and for good reason! This 9 month old puppy is a equal parts old soul and total ham, a winning combination that's impossible not love. Though he's a bit nervous…
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Ask Crystal: Do Dogs Chase Cats? It Doesn't Need to be that Way!

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I have two cats.  My dog is a cat chaser and that’s been a bit of a problem. …
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Meet Roo!

Today's Featured Pet is Roo! Today we want to introduce you to Roo! Little Roo was abandoned at a dog park and found by good Samaritans that acted quickly after finding a sweet, skinny dog in need. Since Roo came to us in an unconventional…
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Ask Crystal: Advice on Chasing Cars

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I have a problem with my dog who is barking and lunging at cars while we are out…
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Ask Crystal: New Years Dog to Dog Manners

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, We will bring our almost-two-year-old pyr mix with us when we visit relatives over…
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Meet Todd!

Today's Featured Pet is Todd! CALLING ALL ADOPTERS! Todd has been in our care since mid-September, which is 90-something too many days for such a good boy! A great age and size, Todd is about 2 years old and clocks in at just under 50 pounds.…
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Ask Crystal: Puppy Puts on the Brakes for Potty Breaks

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I have an 11-week-old Bernese Mountain dog that lays down while outside when I am…
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Meet Monkey!

Today's Featured Friday Pet is Monkey! Who doesn't love a strong, independent woman?? Monkey is an opinionated beauty who may be least touchy-feely of all our cats, but has a no-nonsense attitude that's refreshing and frankly relatable.…
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Ask Crystal: Jumpy Puppy

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, My 4 month old Labrador puppy keeps jumping on people as they walk by and wants…