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Make Your Walkies Better

Posted by Chloe Sykes on
Make Your Walkies Better

As dog parents ourselves, we know a thing or two about routine walks with our pups. National Walk Your Dog Week starts soon and we want to share why it's vital for your pups to go on walks as well as share some tips with you! Even if you have a yard for your pups to do their business, taking walks is extremely beneficial for them. Walking can keep dogs at a healthy weight, aid in a healthy digestive system, and help mental stimulation. So now that you know why it's important, here are some tips to make the most...

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Tips For Training Your Dog

Posted by Chloe Sykes on
Tips For Training Your Dog

The Metro Paws Pack is filled with dog parents and dog lovers. We know just how exciting it is to bring a dog into your home. With that excitement, comes the challenge of training. Nobody wants their pup to chew on their shoes, jump on guests, or pee indoors. Luckily, we’re providing you with some training tips that will help you and your pup. Train As Soon As PossibleAfter your dog comes home, don’t wait too long to start training. Yes, dogs need to get acclimated to their surroundings, but if you wait too long to start then the harder...

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How Do Deaf Dogs Learn Sign Language?

Posted by Cierra Voelkl on
How Do Deaf Dogs Learn Sign Language?

About 5-10% of dogs are born deaf in America every year. Many dogs can also become deaf later on in life from old age and other diseases. When dogs are born deaf, they never actually know that they're deaf! Yet these dogs have proven to be so intelligent and have an urge to learn. Deaf dogs are often taught hand signals, like sign language, in order to do things like sit, down, stay, come and much more! But HOW exactly do they learn this? Well, it's much like how hearing dogs are taught to respond to voice commands.  Photo Credit:...

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