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A Mother’s Love

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Pet Training Tips ~ Don’t Jump!

It may be cute when your puppy jumps up on you because she’s so excited to see you and loves you so much.  But this quickly stops being cute when it’s an 80-pound dog knocking you (or your friends) to the floor in his excitement. So how do you get your pooch to stop jumping? It really only involves two things – praise and consistency.

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First off, you can’t successfully teach your dog not to jump on others when you let him jump on you. So the first step, is to train him to stay down when you’re around.

1. Turn your back to your dog when you come in the door and he jumps up on you. Wait until he stops jumping and say, “Good!” offering praise the moment he stops jumping. 

2. Say, “Sit!” and don’t acknowledge him with a touch or word until he sits. Offer affection at this point, and be consistent!

3. Practice not jumping with friends once your dog has mastered this with you. If he jumps say, “Off!” in a firm voice and then make him Sit. Have your friends offer praise and treats for good behavior. 

4. Anticipate jumping situations and have your dog Sit before he can jump, or redirect his attention elsewhere.

5. Consistently praise your pooch when he doesn’t jump. He wants to please you, and this will be a big motivator for him.


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Eight Below

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Walt Disney Pictures presents Eight Below, the tale based on a true story of incredible friendship between eight amazing sled dogs and their guide Jerry. Circumstances separate Jerry from his dogs during an extremely harsh winter in Antarctica, and Jerry’s beloved sled dogs must learn to survive together until he can rescue them. Driven by unwavering bonds of friendship, enormous belief in one another, and tremendous courage, Jerry and the dogs make an incredible journey to reunite in this triumphant and inspiring action-adventure the whole family will treasure. If you love dog movies, this is definitely one you don’t want to miss.



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Big Hearts Wanted

“People who love cats have some of the biggest hearts around.” – Susan Easterly


The Evergreen Animal Protective League has several loving cats available for adoption. Check here to see these beauties, to meet their friends, and to find out how to start the adoption process.


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Quinn is a very sweet medium-haired gray tabby. She is two-years-old and her original owner had to give her up because she had too many pets and felt she would do better in a quieter household. While a bit shy at first, she’ll open up with a little petting. She’d really love to meet you.


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Pepper was left behind when his owner passed away and the family put him outside. It’s definitely their loss. Pepper is a wonderful boy. He is about eight-years-old and is a shorthaired black kitty with white on his stomach. He is very quiet and thoughtful, and also very loving. He’s been really great with the other cats. Could you possibly provide Pepper’s second forever home?


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Nikita, a sweet and friendly shorthaired white and gray kitty, had her life disrupted when her owner ran into personal problems and had to relinquish her. She was a favorite in the cat room because she gets along with everyone – cats and humans alike. Nikita has tabby marks and is about eight-years-old. She’s waiting to give all her love to her forever human. Maybe it’s you.


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Safe and Cozy

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50% Off “Wash Your Own Dog”


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Today, from 9 A.M. till noon is 50% off in our “wash your own dog” dog wash at Dogma. Bring your pooch in, leave with him or her shiny and clean, and we’ll deal with the mess! Our facilities work for big and small dogs alike, and each wash station is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected between uses. We can’t wait to see you both!!


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50% Off Dog Wash

At Dogma™ we understand washing your dog is a dirty job. That is why we put a lot of research into designing a fun and clean atmosphere. Our tubs were custom designed for every dog in mind. You can walk around both sides of our non-slip tubs to wash your dog. Your pet can step right into the tub, no ramps needed. Also, no bending over for you as our tubs put your pet at waist height (your back will thank you). So, you bring the dirty dog, we clean up the mess. Wash areas are cleaned and disinfected after every use.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 – 50% off dog wash. Bring your fur-kid in and take advantage of this great deal!


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